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 ...
... up. They were heading to the one restaurant in town with alcohol - the Hyatt hotel - and were meeting with the two other crews that also opted to forgo Dubai. The buffet was tasty and the all-you-can wine buffet dangerous. In all fairness to Oman, Ronne and Cindy from one of the TBMs showed pictures of the countryside from their excursion. That indeed looked very pretty. astill, having seen great desert countryside in the US and Australia I would say give Oman a resounding ...
We spent our final full day in Muscat checking out the state Mosque of Oman, which, like all of the mosques in this part of the world was way over the top and once again, even though it had been built only 20 years ago, still had retained all of the craftsmanship from yesterday. We also had luck on our side and on the way out of the mosque ran into an extremely nice Italian couple from our hotel that had a car and offered to drive us around. This was a ...
... 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 ...