Al Nahda Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Barka
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... about everything we get up to....but these adventures are part of our normal life, I am very grateful and happy to say. On a weekend, we can either drive in to the mountains or go out on the boat for an afternoon's snorkel and picnic, or decide to stay by the pool. So I didn't have the time to write about everything we did, as I originally thought we would! Plus, the musings about the same place that we love to go to may become ...
... in the morning – including our teeth. Surprisingly, but not unexpected on this trip, we slept pretty late for a tent – until 8:00 – though the sun comes up at 5:30. However, the morning sky was overcast and cool which kept us in for awhile. We packed everything away in the car and tried to dust everything off as much as possible. Luckily the wind was not blowing too much. I drove for 10 min. before Pooja decided she wanted too. She did not do so bad since it ...
... I wrote the blogs and did some packing and loading –up of the car. For breakfast we had a feast of bananas and boiled eggs.
We left the hotel and Salalah around 12:30 for the 10 hour drive back through the desert. The first part of the trip is exciting as we drive up the mountains that surround Salalah. It was an overcast morning with a hint of rain (odd in a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet