Oman’s Vehicle Sales in 2013 – over 200,000 sold – where will they all fit

Vehicle sales in Oman continues to rumble around the 200,000 unit mark annually. In 2013 another 204,880 units joined the existing road inhabitants.

Oman Vehicle Sales 2013
Oman Vehicle Sales 2013

For a couple of years sales have been around Continue reading “Oman’s Vehicle Sales in 2013 – over 200,000 sold – where will they all fit”

Strike at Lulu Supermarket

Arriving at the fruit and vegetable counter to get my Clementines weighed I was told firmly, but very politely, by the two Omani staff manning the scales that they were on strike. The staff on strike wore distinctive clothing and were asking for increased wage, bonus and better physical areas to work in.

Strike Action at Lulu
Strike Action at Lulu

Lulu seems to be one Continue reading “Strike at Lulu Supermarket”

Meal at Al Mandoos the Omani themed restaurant.

Though centrally located in Muscat it was a struggle to find Al Mandoos, the Omani themed restaurant in Ghubrah. It was found on the parallel side-road to Shell, just behind a small bakery. The menu had a reasonable selection that allowed choice without overwhelming the decision process.

Al Mandoos Meal in Oman
Al Mandoos Meal in Oman

The waitress gave her suggestions which we took. The food arrived in startlingly quick time Continue reading “Meal at Al Mandoos the Omani themed restaurant.”

Cyclone Nanauk near Oman

Over recent years the Arabian Sea in June seems to have waters warm enough (32c) for cyclones to form, just before the sea get churned up and cooled down by the monsoon.

Cyclone Nanauk in the Arabian Sea
Cyclone Nanauk in the Arabian Sea

In June 2007 Continue reading “Cyclone Nanauk near Oman”