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This morning Ahmed had arranged for us to go out on a friend's boat to see if we could find some dolphins (coals to Newcastle I know) but we didn't but carried on towards some peaceful coves and small islands further down the coast where we had our first proper snorkelling. We saw turtles and Kate followed them around whilst Sebastian ...
... access to the hamlet. A few palm trees remain however to give some shade as you trek along through the rocks climbing steadily to a series of pools that have to be swum to reach a narrow entrance to a cave accessed by diving underwater. A tiny ledge allows you to watch a few brave souls leaping into the deep water. All in all a magical experience. On our return towards Muscat we had ...
... views over the surroundings. just below the fort was the souk ,all original ,unlike in Qatar. An Omani hat was tried on by Sebastian but his head was too big! Onwards to jabal sham, Oman's Grand Canyon , 3500 feet high, we enjoyed our picnic in solitude until wild goats came to pester us. From there we travelled to Misfat, Oman's oldest village (700yrs). A labyrinthine village of alleys and irrigation channels chiseled into a steep hillside. We imagined this ...
... I have been warned by Matteo and Darach, my
other nephew here. I head along the coast through small villages,
fishing boats moored on the beaches and apart from one or two
vacation complexes, undeveloped.
I get to Sohar mid
afternoon and drive around hoping to find the hotel without any great
success. Its address is not helpful. Finally I pull up in front of a
store. They don't know but I ask a young man who's coming in to do
his shopping. ...
... but it was still very empty, so I headed on back to Muscat. On the way I tried to sort out my bed for the night.
Aziz my previous host using the weekend to bring his Girlfriend to Sur (just where I was a couple of days earlier) so he was out. Kasper, a polish guys, was willing to host me though. First thing I wanted to do though is get back into "civilisation" and freshen up in the Mall, have a coffee and follow up with my ...