Driving Down Oman’s Coast

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The next two legs of our Oman trip, organized by Timeless Tours, generally followed the coast south of Muscat to the beach at the town of Ra’s Al Hadd. Although only 220 kilometers from Muscat, we spent most of the day driving south, generally paralleling the coast, but through mountains, many, many barren, rock-faced mountains, [Read more …]

Exploring Muscat Oman

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  From Khasab Oman, we took a plane to our second stop in Oman: Muscat. Since our plane did not arrive in Muscat until early afternoon, and we had to leave early the next morning, our options were limited. Unfortunately, neither the Jalai and Mirani forts (16th century Portuguese) or the Sultan’s Palace are open [Read more …]