With Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky – Dubai from Oman

via Sir bani Yas

The island of Sir bani Yas was to be the next destination of the Island Sky.

Sir Bani Yas animals
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 “With Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky – Dubai from Oman”

Tour of Musandam in Oman from Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky

and Fujarah

Arriving into Fujarah we took a tour through this part of the UAE.

Fujarah Museum exhibition
Fujarah Museum exhibition – The Sheikhs

The museum was Continue reading “Tour of Musandam in Oman from Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky”

Sur in Eastern Oman

after arriving by sea in Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky

During our guests holiday in Oman we paid a nice visit into Sur, near Oman’s eastern tip.

Fortifications of Sur Oman
Fortifications of Sur Oman

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Exploring Salalah

and its historical sites.

The port of Sumhuram, located in Khor Rori is gradually being revealed as a very interesting fortified trading town from antiquity. We had a very nice visit to it during guests holidays in Oman and enjoyed Continue reading “Exploring Salalah”

Partial Solar Eclipse in Oman

with a little extra

Yesterday we had a partial eclipse of the sun in Oman.

Theirry Legault Photographing the Space Station from Muscat
Theirry Legault Photographing the Space Station from Muscat

Travelling for some Oman Holidays from France Theirry Legault knew just the time and it was then ‘simply’ a question of finding the right place to get this amazing picture. Continue reading “Partial Solar Eclipse in Oman”

Happy New Year from Oman

1/1/11

What a nice start to the New Year in Oman – snow on the mountains a few days ago and dazzingly clear skys in Muscat.

1/1/11 ........ 1 Camel, 1 drinking trough and 11 White Storks in Salalah Oman
1/1/11 …….. 1 Camel, 1 drinking trough and 11 White Storks in Salalah Oman

Of course its going to be a year full of the unexpected, but a certainty is that there will be but lots of 1’s – as here on 1/1/11 .