Sohar Beach Hotel
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Have had a wonderful trip on Emirates, with an hour stopover at Brisbane, thru to Dubai, arriving at 5am. Our travel-mates at this stage are Richard and Mary Jo Potez, who we have travelled with in the past. My GPS got us from Dubai to The Sohar Beach Hotel in Oman, passing thru various border checkpoints as we kept crisscrossing over the border …
We got up early and had another fantastic breakfast. We packed our bags and checked out. We wanted to explore the Emirates rather than hang out in Dubai so our first stop was Al Ain, 125km away, about one and half hours. We needed petrol. We asked the GPS to find the nearest petrol stop. It looked close but the road had changed so we had to go around, adding 2km to the journey. There was queue for petrol. An attendant was at the pump. We couldn't figure out how to open ...
A bit of a messy day today-spent a lot of time waiting for a bus to take us to the Singapore Flyer which is a massive big wheel which has glassed in rooms with tables and chairs where you sit and view Singapore from on high. it takes about half an hour to go right round and we were all set to do it but the weather was a bit dicey and when we were told ...
This is a quick photo entry showing what I got up to one weekend on Balcony Walk on the slope of Jebel Shams in Oman. We attempted the via ferrata ('via iron') route to the top of the cliff but there was a sign at the bottom saying not to climb it as it was unsafe. So we climbed the safe bit, then went back down ;-)
First try doing this sort of thing, was pleased at my ability to focus on clinging to the rock and not looking down.
Temp: 86F 27C
Distance travelled: 334 nautical miles
I'm not normally one to go for the seminars and lectures on board (I get enough of them at home and in work!!) but I thought I’d try the first in a series of seminars by Marianne and Peter from Ulm in Germany. They are the guys that Jim and Margaret shared the taxi with yesterday in Abu Dhabi. I don’t know if it was the schadenfreude in me but I just wanted to see if the ordeal had ...