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... largest single piece carpet in the
world woven by 22 women over four years. I believe it and am left
with an image of the chat and the crack that must have gone on and
now taken root in the walls.
A coffee by the
sea, joined by Matteo's friend and his father and an interesting take
on Palestine from both of them who are Palestinian.
Later that day
Matteo and Sarah take me to Old Muscat for an amble in the hills
behind. Not ...
... gate told us) and we had to drive back, stopping at small marina on the way to another place that Kasper suggested. The Golden Oryx, a Chinese restaurant. Daniela, the Portuguese girl invited us (Kasper for the couch and me for the driving) and we really enjoyed the food.
Since we had some time to waste we went to the next coffee shop on the Al Shati road (a sort of promenade where people just drive up ...
... schadenfreude that we were all having to go through the same steps, but that we were having an adventure out of the ordeal and also saving some serious money. Immigration went back and forth amongst themselves not knowing who should stamp our gendecs, passenger manifest, and flight plan. In the end, they agreed that it shouldn’t be the person that stamped our passports, but rather another official. All documents, including our passports and the ...
... at a couple of things, we get through three lessons of the program in that day!!! Phew!!
Julis studies on.
Back at the Intercontinental I discover I cannot do my medical that day so that upsets the applecart somewhat for the next day's diving plan....
Drinks in the Intercontinental Club, dinner at Mexican in-house restaurant, how lazy!!
... vehicles driven by young Arab dudes in traditional dishdashas at blurry speeds while trying to control their raging testosterone (and impress the girls with their big engines), and the pedestrians are clearly on their own. Think I'm kidding- in a country of less than 3 million people with a state-of-the-art road infrastructure :
* every 8 hours, a life is lost in a road accident in Oman
* every hour, someone is injured in a road ...