In January last year I was delighted to give lots of talks about Oman on the Island Sky from Salalah to past Abu Dhabi. This year in November the American company Zegrahm is doing a similar cruise travelling between Muscat and Bahrain. I have been fortunate to be invited on board for a couple of weeks Continue reading
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Between Sur and Salalah Oman we spent a day and night at sea. It was a magical journey and for me the highlight of almost 2 weeks of memorable experiences. During the day we passed through a vast pod of Dolphin with Blue Footed Boobies joining them in feeding off fish and further away whales blew jets into the air after diving.
Dolphins from the Island Sky at Sea
At night as we sailed in complete darkness the stars dazzled Continue reading
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The Island Sky had wonderful weather for the Arabian Gulf section of our voyage. We wandered around the spice souq and then into the gold souq in Dubai.
While the previous journeys had some cloud for this one we had clear skys and warm weather. Continue reading
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The island of Sir bani Yas was to be the next destination of the Island Sky.
Sir Bani Yas animals
Here not only did we have a wonderful animal safari but also a superb lunch in the new hotel. Finally we arrived in Dubai as the sun rose to illuminate Continue reading
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Arriving into Fujarah we took a tour through this part of the UAE.
Fujarah Museum exhibition
The museum was Continue reading
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