Sheraton Oman Hotel
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... disparaging description of Arab thinking.
Matteo and I are
back at Carrefour on Monday morning for me to buy provision although
I have booked a hotel for the night. We say good bye or more likely
au revoir as we should be seeing each other again before my time here
ends. The Cullen hospitality lives on in the next generation.
I head north to
Sohar but get fed up with the dual carriageway and the crazy Omani
... a few km back the road I came from, then I turned off the main route 23 and drove up north along a nice curvy mountain road that lead over a pass and through a village to a Wadi.
Due to the fact that I was up early again I was again the first person at the Wadi, I wandered around bit. A young Omani wanted to walk with me and showed me a couple of places. This Wadi was much more developed than Wadi Shab, it had bridges and a ...
... the mountains. I am in awe of the mountains. Nicole says they are like the Rockies minus the snow and trees! The mountains are very colourful, red, brown, orange, pink and black. Depending on the light and the rock. Spectacular! All in all it was a great day. Tomorrow we are going swimming and Wednesday is desert camping. Hope the rain stays away, though it would be cool to see a Wadi full of water! Love and hugs Mama ...
... a plastic trash bin to hand wash our clothes. This clever idea Will hopefully save us a good amount on laundering our clothes and retaining our privacy. A few of our other classmates have already started to stop by and borrow our wash bin (we prefer not to remember that it is a trash can).
There's a lot of stuff planned for this week and I can't wait! I'm going to a soccer game on Tuesday a long with visiting the grand mosque, ...
... to para-glide in the Himalayas. We saw planeloads of labourers being ferried back and forth (the Dubai airport is a case study) and it's hard not to see it as virtual slave labour- menial work tends to be performed by immigrants even in the West but there's at least some attempts made in the West to ensure fair treatment and compensation (admittedly back in my working days I tried to implement the UAE model with Andres P and his Spanish Mafia ...