Oaks Liwa Heights
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... one of the oldest villages in Oman and still has many old mudbrick homes, although some are in a sorry state of repair.
Misfat, on the mountain above Al Hamra was our favourite village, with date plantations terraced all through the village. Only locals can drive through this village as the lanes are too narrow, so it was another short walk in the heat! This wasn't the best time to visit Oman, having to cope ...
... to check one of the five cafés in the building for breakfast but quickly changed our mind when we saw that the price was more than our entire DAILY food budget. ( Let's just say we were glad we had booked a 3 day deal before we arrived to save cost) So instead of breakfast we had a quick nap before heading to the worlds largest shopping mall (EXCITING for some) : ). The mall has over 1200 stores, an ice skating rink, a giant aquarium, two massive ...
... evening. Tourist brochures of Dubai must have been taken at dawn. Now it is evening and I have had a day of it. I managed to book a tour for tomorrow morning, but they insisted on cash. I did not have enough of the readies so I went for the walk again. There was a currency exchange about half a kilometre away. It was 31 degrees but an acceptable walk. I changed some cash, went back and paid. I went to my room to consider what I should do for afternoon when the phone went. ...
Woke up feeling a whole better after a long sleep, we were up and out of hotel by 7.30am! Very unusual for the Gordon's. Went for a walk around the marina, had breakfast and got back to hotel 2 hours later for a rest. It's quite cloudy here in the mornings but by 10am the sun has burnt through and it is hot. Been mid 30s both days, but dry heat not humid. Caught the metro right through town and out the other side to the Hyatt regency where we had a table booked for lunch ...
Not much to say, I didn't sleep well, got up early,
said my cheerful goodbyes (and once again thanked them) and flew all day
on my way to Australia for a stop over, nice couple next to me.
Couldn't sleep again so had a few gins, at this point I think I may of
had too many, a tad ...