Olympic Torch in Muscat

On its way to China the Olympic Torch snaked its way through Muscat today – I parked my car just behind the roadblocks and joined the crowds.
Oman is the only Arab country where the torch will visit – therefore the government invited personalities from around the Arab world to share in the torch carrying.

Olympic Torch Corniche
Olympic Torch Corniche

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Wahiba Sands to Masirah Island

We drove through the Wahiba Sands desert and reached the coast in time to join

Tony Walsh Wihibah Sands
Tony Walsh Wihibah Sands

in the festivities at a wedding.

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