Digging with the Turtles at Ra’s Al Hadd Turtle Beach in Oman

We have always wanted to catch a first-hand glimpse of turtles laying eggs and hatching. We previously tried to catch them one night in Costa Rica, but the turtles weren’t cooperating that evening. In spite of spending 6 hours waiting in the visitor’s area for some action (we weren’t allowed to go to the beach [Read more …]

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 …]