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... of the best bargains on the ship for $29. Oh, I did do one other new thing during our time at sea -- I took a couple photography classes. I learned a lot about my camera and the settings I should be using, but I think it will take some time and practice for me to be able to apply all that I learned. Thank goodness for the "auto" setting. I wouldn't get many pictures if I had to figure out the "right" settings for every picture.
So . . . after our 5 days at ...
... a rest was sitting there and was interested from where I was and what I do here and all that.
I picked up a tourist map from the Big Bus (that's the name of a sightseeing hop on hop off bus) and followed the road a little further when I met a couple from Germany who were also exploring the City. They headed further along the Corniche but I had to meet up with Aziz, my potential host for the evening, around 3 pm. So I slowly headed back towards the souks ...
... with any nautical knowledge reading this will know we have very little, but it seems to us that the word yacht doesn't cover this big beastie. Actually we are not sure what the difference is between a boat and a ship, and where a yacht comes in is beyond us too. This beautiful vessel sails all over the world, and rumour has it that the Sultan doesn't travel in his yacht, he prefers to fly, but has the yacht sailed to wherever he is, if it is near the coast just in case ...
... we went to today, it had more clothing stores. Lots of children's clothing and I now know where to go if I want to buy an ahbiya!! We had donuts from Tim Horton's and brought some timbits back for the guys and gals. First time I've been to a Timmy's and no line up! Awesome!! The other's hung out and play out in the rain because it still was warm!! 19 degrees today. Tomorrow big car ride to the desert! Love and hugs Mama ...
... new homes. I loved the goats; they were so shaggy, and the kids were small and cute. Dennis said I couldn't buy one, though. He's so maddeningly practical sometimes.
The auction was a fun and interesting cultural experience, and I would have liked to linger longer, but we had to press on. Most things close at 11 a.m. on Fridays so that everyone can go to mosque, and we wanted to see Nizwa Fort before then. To get to Nizwa Fort, we made our way through the rest ...