Oman Ranked at number 11 in ‘Halal’ tourism

A Singapore based organisation has issued a ‘Top Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations – 2014′ listing. The main criteria taken into account in the ranking includes Continue reading

ESO Presentation and Field Trip

Oman’s Environmental Society organised a very informative presentation by Maia Sarrouf Willson and Omar Al-Sheikhly. The topic was Egyptian Vultures which are an endangered species worldwide, as are so many other vulture species.

Maia Willson talks about Birds

Maia Willson talks about Birds

In Oman however Continue reading

Richard Branson and Tony Wheeler come to Oman

Sir Richard Branson and Tony Wheeler will be coming into Oman to talk to us.

Richard Branson coming to Oman (thanks Virgin)

Richard Branson coming to Oman (thanks Virgin)

The ‘Open Minds’ leadership meet will take place Continue reading

Camilia Restaurant Ruwi

Since the area is still quiet we took a meal in Ruwi’s Camilia Restaurant before work starts again tomorrow . This is probably one of the longest established restaurants in Oman. Its changed management several times I suspect and the current operators must be the best there has been.

Camilia Salad

Camilia Salad

From the remarkably Continue reading

Michael Gallagher –

Michael Gallagher has died on 27th July.

The Birds of Oman

The Birds of Oman

He published Continue reading