Al Nahda Resort & Spa

PO Box 502, Barka, Oman | 5 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Barka

Nakhal & Driving to Muscat Airport

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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... forts, dramatically situated atop a small natural rock outcrop and backdropped by the jagged peaks of the Jebel Nakhal, a spur of the main Western Hajar range," according to the Rough Guide to Oman. “The origins of the fort probably date back to pre-Islamic times, although the structure was continuously remodeled over the following centuries, including a substantial rebuilding in the mid-17th century, while the ...

A day in rural Oman

A travel blog entry by chadhkra

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... of Muscat on the costal plain. Barka is a mostly quiet town, though the fish market was bustling with activity. In addition there is construction underway which will create a new tourist district, so Barka will likely be totally different in 5-10 years. We got off of the bus and walked around for about 15 minutes. We felt a little unwelcome as we were foreigners intruding into the local fish market, but after a few ...

Hello, remember us?

A travel blog entry by themitchells

... tedious for any reader.

Of course, that highlights the fact that this is the idyllic, sunny, social lifestyle but there is the frustrating 'otherside' of living here as an expat.

I recently started to visit a blog of a writer here, who has since moved away as he was entirely disillusioned and somewhat tired of the bureaucracy and the media amongst other things... he loved the country, its people and its beauty ...

Sand Blasted, washed out road & relax

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... first time in the sands. We picked up a Bedouin that flagged us down. Nice guy, but I'm sure this was the first time a lady in shorts had driven him around the sands. It got crazy in one spot as the road narrowed considerably and went up and down a small dune. Pooja did not slow down and we all went flying about including all the stuff in the back. Pooja just smiled and said "Opps!" She drove the rest of the way out of the sands, dropped off the guy, and went to our tire shop to ...

Easy morning then long drive back to Hilal’s

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... higher we got, the foggier it was. And it actually rained – not much – but still, rain in the desert is pretty cool. Speaking of cool, the weather was so cool we had our windows down for about 30 min. It was actually just below 80 degrees Fahrenheit which is the first time I have felt that since I’ve been here. But after the mountains was the desert and the ...

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This 5 star resort is located on PO Box 502, Barka.
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