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... khareef festival. The khareef festival is similar to Muscat and dubai festival but on a much smaller scale, in other words its like a fair. There are wide variety of Arabic food and fresh fruits that are available there. you even get the Arabic coffee or in other terms "Kahwa". we left Salalah around 11 pm ,since the roads are cooler. other problems while travelling in the night is going off road and camel crossing. A road trip with all my friends , was such an ...
... among other trips and cruises, for 12 years running they did round the world cruises. Each cruise was over 100 days, there aren't many ports they haven't seen, several times. They didn't talk us out of getting off as we were already less than keen, but when we asked them about the sights ashore, they were less than enthusiastic. The final decision was made when we started speaking to people who had been off, caught the shuttle bus, and ...
... 8220;It’s pretty ****. The taxi drivers are just there to rip you off. There’s not even free wi-fi or an air conditioned port building.”
“What did he say?” an elderly gentleman asked the lady I’d been speaking to
She summarised in one short sentence getting straight to the point: “He says it’s shoite!!”
We spent a peaceful afternoon on deck which was broken by a loud hoot on ...
... were not allowed to go to school; now all children are required to attend schools and learn both Arabic and English. They are rapidly building 4-5 star hotels to accommodate the tourists who are coming here. Marriott, Hilton and Crown Plaza all have beachfront hotels in Salalah.
Modern roads exist but we often had to slow or stop down to allow roaming herds of camels or cattle to cross the road in front of us. As we toured the local countryside we ...
... rapidly. Fuel costs here are cheap... Equivalent to ours would be .40cents a litre.....long time since its been that price in AUS...Oman has some oil, but nothing compared to its neighbours. It's main income is cement due to all the limestone in the country.
We made it back to ship right on time, and were nearly the last ones back on board.
Another interesting day in a town, that makes us appreciate the country that we live in even ...