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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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 ...
... of 4x4s seem to be dune bashing but
these, the dunes, quickly fade. I arrive at Mintirib at midday and
for the first time experience a mild form of tourist hustle. Guides,
official and unofficial abound. “Want to visit my House? Want to
see a camel? Want to see the desert? We take your car.” The offers
multiply given my sceptical look but a firm no after the pitch is
made is accepted and I am invited to enjoy Oman. ...
... so Soft (no, my skin is not
soft) protects me from the myriad bugs that are attracted but
switching on a torch is a non-starter. It's an invitation for every
bug in the area to come and have a try at getting through the SSS
It's still hot as
I crawl into the tent. I lie there reading listening to the fish jump
and the frogs croak before drifting off to a sound ...
... museum was closed unfortunately but you could still see some in the bay and tried to get a sneak peak above some of the walls behind I could hear hammering and sawing.
From here I drove to Ras Al Jinz, which is a turtle preservation and research facility. I really struggled to stay awake a bit along this drive and had to pull over and have a nap in the car. It must be the heat here and the nice but monotonous inland roads. I also to fill up the ...
... through a friend who has an alcohol license, since not everyone is allowed to buy Alcohol in Oman. You have to get this license from your employer, who then is informed every time of what and how much you bought. Wouldn't like that to be the case in Ireland :-).
The whiskey certainly helped a bit falling asleep on the thin mattress on the rocky beach.
What a great start into an adventurous trip through this beautiful country full of nice ...