Sherine in Muscat at the Royal Opera House

We went to Muscat’s Royal opera House to hear Sherine, one of the Arab Music World’s mega stars.

Arriving at the Royal Opera House
Arriving at the Royal Opera House

Collecting the pre-paid tickets Continue reading “Sherine in Muscat at the Royal Opera House”

Muscat Festival 2014 in Amarat

Now that the Muscat Festival is underway I went mid-afternoon for a visit.

Rug Weaver at work
Rug Weaver at work

It was nice to see the familar Continue reading “Muscat Festival 2014 in Amarat”

One of Oman’s small Forts and a nice Camel Race

With the nice weather it was great to be able to make a very early start and attend Camel Races on the open plain in Oman.

Camel Race
Camel Race

Some of our Continue reading “One of Oman’s small Forts and a nice Camel Race”

Tripartite deal involving Oman, UAE and Iran to settle Islands Dispute

In what must be one of the more intriguing diplomatic agreements in recent years – Oman, UAE and Iran seem to have made various agreements regarding territory . The Christmas Eve visit by Sheikh Mohammed Al Nahyen into Oman may have been the critical discussion period between Oman and the UAE.

Sultan Qaboos (L) and Hassan Rouhani in Tehran August 2013
Sultan Qaboos (L) and Hassan Rouhani in Tehran August 2013

The islands in The Gulf Continue reading “Tripartite deal involving Oman, UAE and Iran to settle Islands Dispute”