Ras Al Hadd Beach
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Sure as sur,
the pure and allure.
Ocean and Mountains
Wadis and fountains.
Endure and be cure.
Cold wind and fur.
Turtles and helpers
Mingle and up flare.
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November 1, Sinkhole, White Beach
A sinkhole in the middle of the desert? It reminds us of the Mexican cenotes, deep, deep water….here, a few crazy young boys plunge into the blue water from quite high up…luckily, Fabyan decides to do it from only 3 meters high… At the end of the day, we arrive at White Beach, already full of ...
... in a dug whole on the beach. We were not allowed to talk or to take pictures with flash and also not to appear in front of the turtle. The turtles are very cautious when laying their eggs but once they have started the process of laying the eggs they won't move until finalized. We saw several female turtles laying eggs, covering the whole and the eggs, digging a new whole for fooling potential predators coming for their eggs (impressive with their small ...
Left our trailer around 9:00 and went straight to the town of Qurayyat so Hilal could do some banking things for his new house. The first bank gave him close to $1,500 more than he was suppose to. Hilal could have easily walked away with the money. He said he would be happy for 5 min. and then unhappy the rest of his life. Most Omanis are like this. He returned the money to the joy of the banker. Then we got some fruits like apples, apricots, oranges, ...
Our last day in Sur, we stopped at Sunaysilah castle perched on a rocky hill. This 300 year old castle was the most important part of the defensive system of Sur, mainly to protect its overseas trade. It certainly did not look like a 300 year old castle. It had been restored so it looked like it was brand new. The man at the museum told me that all of the forts and castles have been restored mainly to preserve the history and heritage for the Omanis, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
the dinner was no pleasure and also the breakfast.
If you have the chance chose another hotel.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.