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... of cities it was then a brief sail over towards Muscat, Oman. I’d heard of Oman being described as “like Aladdin” which to anyone who knows me will instantly realize the level of excitement I then had. The sail in greeted us with a stunning backdrop of mountains and fort buildings aside a town of white buildings beveled into the landscape between the masses of high peaks, the stuff of postcards. We popped into town and wandered around, unfortunately ...
... the Hajar Mountains to return to Muscat and the ship. We had a good day and we enjoyed the opportunity to see both the city and the countryside. We got back at about 6:15 or so. They had an Arabian BBQ on the Lido deck, so that is what we had for dinner. We tried to stay up for the Pilipino crew show at 11:00 PM, but we were both pretty wiped out from the long day, so we just watched a movie and went to bed.
Next: One more day at sea, then then the architectural marvels of ...
... on the south/right side of street, next to the caravan restaurant) pretty quick. On the way there passing by a car rental place that offered Ferrari, Rolls Royce and Bentleys.
Tickets to Muscat were 55 Dirham (about 10€) and the bus was leaving in 2 hours. So I still had some time but not much to do there so I set down in the bus that was waiting. The seat allocated moved around a couple of people (quite rudely) and we were off to ...
... most women wear really high heels. The ahbiyas are quite long! The shoes here are pretty amazing. Not like at home! The women for the most part are pretty laid back and everyone is really friendly. Emma has been a huge hit with both men and women wanting to touch her and talk to her. Daisie has also made an impression. People like to ask her questions and talk with her too. We had a nice lunch ...
... days with cloves and other Middle Eastern spices. I equate this with the all-American Clam Bake.
There were about 10 of these Arabic tents with pillows on the ground and these beautiful Arabic men serving us.
I'll end this post with a mention of this morning's breakfast here at the hotel. I overslept yesterday and missed breakfast, but OMG, the word "buffet" is an insult. They had stations for everything - your basic eggs, omlettes, ...