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... last few days the plateau is rather tame
with 40 kph and below speed limits. I guess they're there for
guidance rather than observance!!! I finally reach Safa As Sahra. In
the distance there are some dramatic canyons in a land where drama
rules. Good old Miss Direction, she takes me in to some really hairy
roads. A few hamlets dot the heights but unfortunately the isn't a
centimetre on which I might ...
... takes a turn for the worse. Despite
having the accurate co-ordinates for Misfah she first tells me I have
5390 kilometres to go then 1973 kilometres. I give up and find Misfah
myself. It turns out to be an old village in the hills behind Al
Hamra and after I and another couple spend some time trying to find
where the guest house is I am introduced to paradise in the hills. No
cars are allowed in the village but there is a car park at the ...
Off-Road at Last – 08 October
Shortly after I get up I'm joined by an Omani who lives up the bank and works in a
hospital. We have a pleasant 15 minute conversation and bid each
other farewell. As I pack up I am constantly waved at, even
approached by concerned Omanis. Are you all right? Do you have enough
water? Their concern is touching ...
We saw the mountains they were brown, orange and red. That was Daisie's shot at the blog. She was writing in the car and quickly got bored! "Are we there yet?" and "I'm tired." were the theme of our back seat drive! We did in fact see the mountains and they were amazing! So jagged and huge. They seemed to go on forever. One mountain would stop and another would appear. I ...
... amp; abandoned villages. A fascinating landscape. But still quite hot - well over 30 deg in the valleys during the day.....it is a relief indeed when you get a chance to wander under the date palm shade....
This morning I will walk beside Oman's Grand Canyon (Wadi Nahkr) - it is impressively deep - before heading back to ...