Park Inn by Radisson Muscat
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... So I finally managed to watch the ego movie, which literally made me "lol", luckily I think most other passengers were also enjoying the in flight movies so probably didn't notice.... Thou then I decided to watch anchorman2, at around midnight UK time, so my laughter may not have been so disguised during sleepy time! I arrived in Oman around 4.15am UK time, 7.15am their time and ...
... the grand prayer hall to roam around at our own leisure.
The mosque is named after Sultan Qaboos and is relatively new, being built between 1995 and 2001. I learned that although the mosque can accommodate 20,000 worshipers in total, the main prayer hall only holds 6,500. The mosque features a 90 meter tall main minaret flanked by four 45 ½ meter minarets. 5 minarets in all representing the 5 pillars of Islam.
A flimsy runner flanked by ropes either side, ...
... 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 ...
... to the ocean, and the city is built in among the jagged cliffs. Old watchtowers and forts cling to the rocks above; we climbed up to one of the watchtowers, but most are closed or inaccessible. About two miles from Mutrah, we arrived in the old city of Muscat, now just one of many neighborhoods in the sprawling capital (the city sprawls so much because of its geography--between the ocean and the mountains, there are limited areas in which it can build out). Old Muscat ...
... the center took a tour of the Sultan's grand mosque. It was beautifully designed with gorgeous persion carpets and swarovski crystal chandeliers. Although I enjoyed walking around the mosque, the tour did get a little preachy at times. Especially when we met with the Imam and had a question and answer with one of the women who work for the mosque. That same day we also went to a FIFA world cup qualifying game. Oman played ...