Travel Blogs from Nizwa
... are usually old men who own the various shops around time.
Today we went on our first excursion to Niza which is a city in the Ad Dakhiliyah region. It is a very old city and actually used to be the old capital of Oman proper. We got the chance to walk around the Souk and Nizwa fort. It was extremely fun speaking with the different shop keepers who seemed to get a kick out of listening to us speak in Arabic. There were several distinct parts of the ...
... qu’un village a tout ce qu'il faut pour réaliser le rêve de chacun.
Nous avons campé près de Snake Canyon, avec la pleine lune comme compagnon ... et sur ce qui semble être ce qui reste d'un ancien cimetière avec des pierres érigées ici et là. Les arbres à proximité affichent leur beau vert et j'aime voir des taches de vert dans ces murs géants de ...
We had breakfast with Oman guys at the hotel Whole sheep with bread.
Lots of fruit of all kind. Drove of to natural pools Wadi Bani Khalid. Spent
the rest of the day there, it’s a marvelous place. We could stay here for at
least a week, bathing in the naturals pools and chilling out. It was a big
valley with lot of big natural pools, different formations with nice hot sweet
water and high ...
... couple rials I had on hand-made bracelets from these girls with a stand on the side of the road. I couldn't resist.
Later, we "camped". But it wasn't really camping. Our "tents" were permanent structures, with little bathrooms that were actually pretty decent. We stayed up way too late, and played games and ate and talked. I love these people I'm staying with.
The next day we went up to pools in the mountains. The drive there was bumpy and off-road. Once there, we had ...
... to the actual cliff which was incredible. I've never been to the grand canyon but I can't really imagine much beating this. I don't know if my pictures captured it well. Finally we wound up the mountain (we needed SUVs for this) to the campsite. On the way we saw some 1000 year old ruins and other mountain dwellings. One place had several newer houses, but one old man didn't want to live there and still lived in his tents. Apparently his place is always full of children. ...
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- Free parking