Have a look at this screen grab from the BBC of the weather to come in Muscat and northern Oman Continue reading
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One of my favourite images are of Oman’s Arab Horses decked out in traditional silver. Marco Polo wrote about them in his book ‘The Travels’ - “and the merchants take a great number of Arab horses to that market” (of India from Al Balid).
Arab Horses from the book ‘Walking Through History’
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Driving around Hamriyah Roundabout in Ruwi it seems a large pack, of large dogs, has taken over the place.
Dogs of Hamriyah Roundabout
They certainly didnt like cars driving through their newly occupied territory.
Dogs harassing a car on Hamriyah Roundabout
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This is an infographic from The Guardian newspaper. It show the supposed number of foreign workers in Oman, Omanis overseas (who from their location could be students) and the money flows in and out.
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Cruising into Mina Sultan Qaboos is always an experience, the harbor really looks great from the sea.
Muttrah from the Clipper Odyssey
Of course though enjoying the views it was also a sad occasion as my work giving lectures on the Clipper Odyssey was drawing to a close. We visited Nizwa and enjoyed not only its fort but Continue reading
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