Mina Hotel

PO Box 504, Ruwi, Muttrah, Muscat Governorate, Oman | Hotel

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Traveling On

A travel blog entry by mikejen


... quite comfortable. Back to our accommodation tent to unpack. This is concrete shell with room divisions including sitting room, bedroom, bathroom with a fabric tent cover over the top. Very well done, luxury with a tent ambience. Dinner was a lovely smorgasbord and I had a typical Omani dessert: Umm Ali, the mother of Ali, which is a rice pudding Halwa, which I love and is the pureed date gelatinous slice, Topped with Vanilla Sauce Tuesday 13th May. Lovely breakfast, as always! ...

Sohar to Muscat, Saturday

A travel blog entry by mikejen


... which is soaked in water, swelling the jelly crystals inside, then tied around the neck which coincides with the cataroid artery and slowly evaporates keeping the body cool. Richard had told us about these neckbands and we had tried them out on the orchard. Very successful! There was a system of irrigation troughs around the fort and thru the plantations that ...

Muscat: 20,000 worshippers under the sun!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin


... built in the 1970s and certainly looks like it was, with its plastic-looking pastels and unusual trumpet-shaped flaring columns. The palace, we were told, is not open to visitors, nor is it the full-time residence of the Sultan. However, when the Sultan has dignitaries over such as Queen Elizabeth II, he will usually hold a banquet here in their honour.

Our final stop on this tour was not far from the ship in Muttrah at the souk. We were scheduled to have hour stop ...

A day at the pool

A travel blog entry by dskerik


... very busy which was nice and just a nice time had by all. Well, except for the diaper incident!! I only had so many swim diapers and Emma blew out the last one on the pool deck (thank goodness for chlorine!) and it is impossible to find swim diapers here! Oh well, we will make do. I am trying really hard not to think about how many days we have left and it is inevitable that we will have to leave soon:(. Craig ...


A travel blog entry by retiredandcrazy


... heading for the Strait of Hormuz on our way to Dubai. My NBF, the font on all human

To change the subject, my pals (Jill & Angelo) and I were talking to one of the young dancers the other evening. You could see from the way that he stood that he was trained in ballet and a few "open questions" later we unearthed a fascinating story.

Still in his teens, he came from Liverpool’s notorious ...


This hotel, located on PO Box 504, Ruwi, Muttrah, is near Wadi Shab, Bahla Fort, The Frankincense Trail, and The Frankincense Trail.
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