Hotel Al Madinah Holiday
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... in the back yard ready to take down any attackers.
Taxis don't have meters in Muscat (or the rest of Oman) so you have to fix the price with the man before you take off. I was sure this is a good way for the taxi drivers to rip off tourists. So I did some research from the steps of the Palace, using my new Omani Sim Card. Google maps told me distance to hotel was 13 km and google search told me each km was 0.25 OMR (+1 OMR) starting fee. So I was hoping ...
... too. We decide it would be rude to come away without some, but hold off for the time being until we have some idea about price and quality. The same can't be said for the shoe shop I came across, there were *************s to be made on the price, but the really tough decision was the colours :0). Three pairs were chosen and then it was time to sit down and enter in to some serious negotiation, as the shop owner was from India, I also decided to pay in rupees, ...
... nuggets and fries! Halfway around the world and they had chicken and fries!! Lol at least they are eating! After lunch we girls headed home for naps and the boys went and got our camping stuff. Tomorrow we are beach camping!! So excited! The Omanies love camping and here in Oman you can camp anywhere unless it is private property. You can just stop your car and pitch your tent. The downside is there are no facilities so you have to bring your own! ...
... passed us and sprayed heavy clouds of dust into our windshield, but Dennis took it slow and we made it up to the canyon just a couple of minutes after the guided 4x4 tours. Our little Suzuki sedan did superbly. The views of the canyon from the top of the mountain were awe-inspiring. While all of the people on guided tours were stuck eating overpriced sit-down lunches at the restaurant on the top of the mountain, Dennis and I took our picnic and struck out on a ...
... quite efficient. A short stay visa can be purchased on the spot for $15 USD. Taxi to the hotel was a standard rate of 10 OMR (ie $28 AUD for a 30+ min journey) for a very modern, scrupulously clean Toyota Avalon, cooled to arctic temps (outside it was a balmy 32 deg). Muhammed, my driver, was in Omani traditional dress (white full length robe & cap) & ...