Park Inn by Radisson Muscat
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... a road trip of 45 minutes was to the Grand Mosque (apparently a must see), they dropped us off for a 30 minute 'self-tour' and guess what - the place closed for the day an hour earlier..... so for a half hour in 40degree heat with 100percent humidity......
Anyway, the next stop was a museum, that was interesting and OK ( at least air conditioned!), Liz did the whole show in 5 min ...
... century Nakhl fort. During the 1hr 20 minute journey, the landscape was very flat with scattered communities appearing through this barren landscape. Toward the end of the journey, the scenery became more rugged. These were the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains.
Nakhl in Arabic means ‘date farm’ as it became evident as to how this fort got its name. From the ramparts of the fort, many date trees could be seen creating the illusion of an oasis in the middle ...
... wine we were back in the taxi and heading for old Muscat. Again this driver - didn't get his name - was excellent and we had a private tour seeing areas we wouldn't have visited from a tour bus. We were so close to the Sultans Palace it was fantastic and even got to take photos through the main gate! The palace is the only building I can remember from previous visits and one I always admired.
Back for a wander round the souk and a few ...
... until this trip is done, unless my travels get really boring). I took my time eating trying to slow down from my fast pace over the past few days. When I finished I walked back to Muttrah. Along the way I stopped and sat a bench by the water for a bit, walked through a old-time amusement park that was just getting set up for the evening, and saw a bike kiosk that was allowing people to use bikes for free to encourage biking. When I did make it back to the corniche, ...
... for the rest of our lives (even if you kind of want to forget them).
A kind-of nostalgia always comes with these amazing vacations I take - the wish that everyone I love had the opportunity to experience these places with me (well, maybe just the good parts of the vacations... never would I wish the bad parts on anyone!).
As usual, every day, I miss and love you all - can't wait to be home... only like 200 more days ...