Hotel Al Madinah Holiday
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... women were to walk outside without covering up. He would say nothing, it is her choice. You might find that hard to believe and if it wasn't the religious authorities, I can imagine the strife from a Muslim mom or dad if a teenage girl tried it! A missed photo was our Bedouin camel driver sitting on the sand under a shade tree, camels sitting behind him as he is earnestly bent over his mobile device. Muscat, clean, safe and new. No high rises to ...
... as we have arrived late and I have barely 30 minutes to explore. The only thing traditional about this souq is part of the building and it's weaving layout- otherwise it's tourist central- all those things you don't really need but buy anyway cause you are on vacation our up for sale here. Even though the shops are closing for an afternoon break they trying to get me to take one more for the road. After finally leaving the perfume and knick knack vendors behind I find my way to the best ...
... the sea. From there we drove to the Opera House through almost deserted streets, it was still early on Sat morning. on the forecourt of the opera house military bands were rehearsing for a spectacular welcome home to the Sultan who has been receiving treatment in Germany, where he has lived in his royal residence for 8 months while receiving treatment for,presumably,cancer. There were pipe bands (HM served in a Scots Regiment) drum and ...
... No....pool time!!! Surprisingly totally deserted here too, had the entire pool and area to myself! Amazing! After a couple of hours lounging on a pool bed - yes - literally the size of more than 2 beds, I was feeling rather sleepy. 3 hours on a plane is clearly not enough. I was picked up at 11.30am by my driver for the next few hours. We drove along the coastline, through the various small towns that make up Muscat city. The city isn't really a 'proper' city, more just made up ...
Sunrise at 06:42. Warm and sunny at 27C.
Arrived at our berth in Muscat, Oman at 07:30. This is the first time that the QM2 has visited Muscat. We could see people photographing the ship as we arrived.
Muscat is the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Oman. It was formerly an important trading port between the west and the east. Not surprisingly, 80% of Oman's economy now comes from oil and gas. Petrol here is 20 cents (USD) a litre. ...