Al Bahjah Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... Arabian food. These are just a few of the things........ A geological gem. Oman was an ancient sea and the fossils pop out of the rocks. On the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula it once lay beneath the bottom of the sea. The interior plains young sedimentary rock, wadi gravels, dune sands and salt flats. Beneath them is older sedimentary rocks with oil and gas accumulations. An ancient land; sailors of old. It is said to have been home of Sinbad ...
... is opulent with intricately woven carpets,shining stain glass doomed windows and glistening chandeliers. I have just enough time before I leave to explore the outer hallways and these turn out to be the best part of the mosque. Created with great ventilation in mind they are a cool despite the 43 degree temperature. Each section contains tiled niches decorated in Islamic styles from throughout the empire and the ages. Like an open air museum giving an insight into how Islamic art ...
... a flying visit with early sailaway so we couldn’t explore to the level we usually would but the local Souks were unbelievable, and very authentically middle eastern. You’ll have to consult the pictures attached to get a real feel of the look of the souks, but they sold everything from gorgeous cashmere pashminas (which cost the equivalent of 3 dollars each!!), bright spices and amazing incenses (including Frankincense). The feel of the town was fantastic, I ...
Wednesday 1 April 2015 Another 26 days off! Woo! This time I'm fitting a LOT in. Well, I guess that's kind of normal for me! It's always a great start when you get to Heathrow and there is a sign on the check in desk stating that your flight is delayed. At least it's only 20 minutes. Apparently. I haven't flown from terminal 3 in a while, it gets so busy. And I was so early for the flight. The 9pm departure time came and went and we didn't even have a gate. Finally, we did. Boarding ...
... disparaging description of Arab thinking.
Matteo and I are
back at Carrefour on Monday morning for me to buy provision although
I have booked a hotel for the night. We say good bye or more likely
au revoir as we should be seeing each other again before my time here
ends. The Cullen hospitality lives on in the next generation.
I head north to
Sohar but get fed up with the dual carriageway and the crazy Omani