Travel Blogs from Salalah
... that 3.5hours on the bus, we went to JOB's TOMB up in the mountains (hmmmm), went to a supposingly incredible beach to see a 'Blue Horse', or at least that's what I thought the guide said until we got there as it was a BLOW HOLE'....went to a Souk, that after 3 min was like all others, so without unfairly judging the place this deal definately goes on the "been there -done that" page! Never been so pleased to get back on the ...
... No rubbish anywhere - such a contrast to the places we have seen in India and S E Asia. The men we saw were all dressed in traditional robes with little hats but we saw no women on the streets. We visited a mosque and the sultan's summer palace - it is cooler here than in Muscat and many visitors come from Saudi to escape the heat. We chose this tour because it gave ...
Roisin made it to her Tai Chi class. When we met up for breakfast, she was looking rosie cheeked! I didn’t realising standing on one leg with arms stretched out in front then slowly shifting back on to 2 legs, one slightly in front of the other, bent at the knee whilst raising your arms then bringing them down to your side before exhaling could be so tiring!!!
Roisin also had time to fit in two sessions with Joe Magic. He holds ...
... dressed whilst in Salalah. Also it was announced that it was not recommended to swim in the ocean as it was too rough today.
We were on a tour, with 20 of our Dawn Nomads group . The port area is very commercial, with a large number of huge container lifting cranes dotted along both sides of the dock. Passengers were not permitted to walk along the dock area, so we we exited the ship and walked onto our waiting mini bus.
We had ...
... a rum punch but it was not like Barnacle Billy's so we will not try one again. Trivia was a bust. Should have taken a nap.
Compass Rose was our venue for dinner tonight and it was roast turkey, one of our favorites. It was extremely good.
We now have four sea days in front of us. Hope the Captain does not call any more codes.
Until next ...
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