It was good to spend an evening celebrating one of Oman’s finest Ambassadors the sailing ship Shabab Oman and her long serving commander Captain Chris Biggins. The guest of honor His Highness Sayyid Shihab Bin Tariq Al-Said
His Highness Sayyid Shihab at the celebration
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Over the last couple of weeks Oman, and the rest of the Arabian Peninsula, has been blanketed by massive dust storms. Visibility has been reduced to meters and Flights cancelled. Seeing the dust from the Ground is one thing, from Space is another – and thanks to NASA here is that perspective Continue reading
The welcome return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos has been celebrated throughout Oman. Probably nowhere as spectacularly as at the Royal Opera House.
Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.
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We took a small group to visit Oman’s Botanic Garden where Dr Annette Patzelt the site’s Scientific Director kindly explained the work and future of this unique establishment.
Dr Annette Patzelt at Omans Botanic Garden
The Botanic garden has the largest collection of plants from the Arabian Peninsula. Through the collection of seeds, and the rescue of mature trees which were in a construction zone Oman’s Botanic Garden is both attempting to create a seed bank and a study centre for the flora of Oman the adjacent lands. Continue reading
Oman TV has broadcast the arrival of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos into Oman, after a period of medical treatment in Germany.
Naturally there will be tremendous celebrations in Oman, possibly stretching into the weekend.