Juweira Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Salalah
... to develop a tourist industry, but struggle I would say with 'what they have to offer?'. Hotels are coming out of the ground ( but what to do when you stay here?), no where to get a drink (banned in Oman), the shopping is in these run down Souks' (market places) selling little but junk to the modern travellers eyes. Heat this time of year is bad? - try June to August - when guides say the ships even sail past, it's just ...
... in attendance, well except those poor souls with their wives who were afraid to look :0). It was a very impressive dance indeed, particularly in the heat we were quite concerned about the health of several people watching! At the end of her well received performance it was announced that she will be giving dance lessons tomorrow, same time, same place. We imagine that will be very popular ...
... Phillips fame. Today's 'Sultanate Heritage' tour first took us north of Salalah to the fishing village of Taqa, once a center of the frankincense trade, where we visited its fortress, an impressive castle-like structure. From there we drove further to Samhuram near Khor Rouri Creek where we saw some 3,000 BC ruins that are slowly being excavated and restored. On our return we made a quick visit to the Al ...
... monsoons, drink it after disolved in water for medicinal, etc.Before the bus left for the ship, we took a quick walk through the former palace of Sultan Said (father of current long time Sultan Qaboos) - Sultan Qaboos has been in power since around 1974 (after sending his father to live in London). This palace is used primarily of official business. Out to the beach for a minute - no locals swim in the ocean ...
... over their head and also around their neck. We had to wear a loose fitting blouse, long sleeves and long pants. It was worth dressing like that to see the inside of the Mosque.
We stopped by a fruit stand and those who wanted coconut milk were given the opportunity to try some. We did not like it, but others did.
The next stop was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service