Our tour group had a nice visit into one of Oman’s charming forts set overlooking an extensive Continue reading
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Christmas Day in Oman was a really nice bight sunny one. Taking to an almost mirror like Sea of Oman our group on a weeks holiday in Oman we sped away from Muscat’s mountains into the land of the Dolphin. To the accompaniment of oooh’s and aaaah’s we had a nice encounter with a Dolphin Pod which Continue reading
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Frankincense offers a traditional welcome in Oman – so what better way to say Happy Christmas عيد ميلاد سعيد
Frankincense smoke for Christmas in Oman
With all the unsettled weather it was great to enjoy a day along the coast of Oman.
Christmas on a Beach in Oman
After seeing Dolphin our destination – a secluded bay to enjoy an Omani Christmas Day Sea Food Barbeque.
Prawn ready to cook
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Here in Oman, rather than Reindeer, Father Christmas needs to use Camels, sand is quite different from snow of course. Since Father Christmas is no longer as young as he once was, his memory is sometimes poor so he naturally gives all his Sleigh pullers the same set of names. I was lucky to find Rudolph the Red Nosed Camel, just before they set off last year in Oman. The NORAD Santa Tracker will follow his worldwide journey http://www.noradsanta.org/en/home.html .
Rudolph the Red Nosed Camel in Oman
I know he would want to wish you a very special Christmas and a great New Year for 2009 – as do I.
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