Safeer International Hotel
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... being that it is no way anywhere near as bad as man flu. So now instead of dishing out the honey and lemon I am on the receiving end and trying my best to stay out of the heat. But we have docked in Oman at the port of Muscat which is the capital, and where the Sultan of Oman lives. There is oil in Oman like so many countries in this area, and as a result the Sultan of Oman is a very wealthy man indeed. We look out across the pier and get a good look at the Sultans ...
... Souq, housed in some of the buildings and grounds of the former Nizwa Castle (home of the royalty, which the fort protected). This souq sold rabbits, ducks, parakeets, chickens, seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables and dates by the bushel, in addition to the dry goods we had seen at Mutrah Souq the previous day.
Nizwa Fort was very impressive and well-presented, with lots of signage and a nice little museum. Built in the 17th century, the fort was a ...
... valleys & wadis, zigzagging across the mountain chain. These passes divide the Hajar Mountains into W and E. The biggest mtns are on the Izki to Sumail section, where the walls of Jebel Akdhar to the west are formidable indeed. To the east the mtns are smaller, the irregular serrated red ophilite hills lifted from the ancient sea bed. At Sumail Gap there is an especially ...
... Brazilian accent and was telling me about a boyfriend she had from Texas. Then she says, "Seence deevorce 20 yeers ah-go, I have five boyfriend - all kahpoot, dead. They keep dying on me... " And then she laughs. I love her!!
During the flight, we had 3 presentations by experts that were fascinating. Included is a photo of Wade Davis doing a presentation. He wrote "The Serpent and the Rainbow" and 17 other books. His latest is ...
... a plastic trash bin to hand wash our clothes. This clever idea Will hopefully save us a good amount on laundering our clothes and retaining our privacy. A few of our other classmates have already started to stop by and borrow our wash bin (we prefer not to remember that it is a trash can).
There's a lot of stuff planned for this week and I can't wait! I'm going to a soccer game on Tuesday a long with visiting the grand mosque, ...