Sur Beach Hotel
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Anni 80, confortevole ma spartano. Non economico in proporzione alla prestazione. Forse c'è poca offerta a Sur
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... but it's a short track not going far. Nearby there
is another road inland so I follow it and am treated to 95
kilometres of unbelievably dramatic scenery and off-road fun
To begin with the
track is wide and well graded. As I climb the sea is to the east, the
high ground to the west. Then the track deteriorates, it looks as
though it has not been graded for a while. High dusty ...
Not that it's a
brilliant place, apart from the dhows, but I have a few things to do
and it's as good a place as any. I do a bit of exploring and get lost
in the Ladies Souk. How that many tailors, material vendors, clothes
sellers, perfume sellers can make a living is a minor miracle but
they all seem to be happy if not very ...
... in what, in effect, is a huge car park and
head for Wadi Bani Khalid. A lovely drive along the road through date
palmeries to the end of the road. Not much better! I retreat from two
of the musts in Oman. So what do I know? OK, back to the hills.
A quick sprint
down the 23, back the way I came to Al Kamil and continue on same
towards Sur With about 25 kilometres to go I make a quick turn left
and north and ...
... to the right in an Off Road Car ( I didn't even mind the radio didn't work).
It went down and up again, left and right, a big dust cloud behind me passing through small villages (and yes, I did slow down to reduce the amount of dust there) until I was forced to turn right and head back towards the highway. Unfortunately there was no crossing to the other side of the dual carriage way, so that I had to get back on the Motorway and drive all the 15 ...
... AWD buttons and the Automatic transmission I was ready to set off. My first destination was the Supermarket to pick up a tent and some camping gear. Off to CarreFour it was and all together it was about 30 OMR. Back in the car I noticed the radio was not working... It'll be a quite 6 days on the road so. From the "Oman Off Road Book" I chose to first travel down the east Coast of Oman towards Sur. Let's see how far I was going to get today.