Hotel Al Madinah Holiday
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... known as the gorge between two mountains. Many of the Wadi’s are like an oasis though, with natural water pools, amazing hiking, and spectacular beauty.
After our first Wadi taste, we headed to Sur, for a quick overnighter before meeting our expat friends we had met in Muscat for some Wadi bashing (conquering a challenging wadi hike) and camping on the beach.
The Wadi we decided to go to was Wadi Shab. Holy Moses bellybutton ...
... in time. We were literally sat outside the sign, it was illuminating our faces (being dramatic it was 2pm) and he still drove past it! At one point we thought he was going forward to reverse back in, was he hell he had missed it again. We checked in and headed for something to eat at our local little restaurant then came back to start the packing the process. It was a never ending task and at 9.30pm we gave in to the hunger pangs and went ...
... Persian carpet composed of 1,700 million knots.
Next we visited the Al Alam Royal Palace was built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th grandfather of the current Sultan over 200 years ago. The existing palace, which has a facade of gold and blue, was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the ...
... the blessing from the air traffic controller, we were driven back to Maggie. Baksheesh was given to the driver and his colleague as expected. After preflight we got on our handheld radio to request start-up and our clearance. No answer from the tower. 3 planes from our group got start-up and clearance in the meantime. We thought it was a radio issue so started up regardless. Finally the tower responded saying they were still waiting our ...
... back to our apartment took a long while as men stuck their bodies out of their car windows and sun roofs to celebrate. We even saw one guy standing on the roof of a driving car (keep in mind that Oman has the second highest amount of car accidents in the world, only second to Jordan), so we were pretty worried.
On Wednesday we had traditional Omani coffee and dates with our teachers, allowing us to briefly experience ...