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 ...
... for your drinks and not only a mattress but a mattress cover for the sun bed. A swim in the water followed by some chillax time. a few clouds and no book mean we head into the city on the shuttle bus to the Muttrah souk. Its the usual hounding but a friendly smile and they leave you alone! Its a whole different league to Nepal cost wise! Its an interesting walk but don’t buy a lot. Wander the surrounding areas and along the port where there are some ...
We explore the grounds of Hotel to find the Omanta shop closed and looking quite empty!
Walk down to beach, where sand is so hot that I have to run to paddle in warm salty water and risk burns to get back again! Lyndsay wisely chooses not to cross the 'burning sands!
Lyndsay contacts Stan, the owner of "Omanta" the dive school. Turns out he ...
... 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 ...