Life and Death on a Beach in Oman

in fantastic weather

We sped down Oman’s east coast for a few days away from Muscat.

Beach with Gulls and Terns in Oman
Beach with Gulls and Terns in Oman

Along the route seagulls were also heading south and we chose to Continue reading “Life and Death on a Beach in Oman”

Oman’s Footbal Team win 5-0

and move to the Semi-Final

Oman’s Football team enjoyed a good victory against Kuwait in the Gulf Cup held in Riyadh, including a hat trick by Said Salim Al Ruzaiqi.

  Oman coach Paul Le Guen who faceed Continue reading “Oman’s Footbal Team win 5-0”

National Museum in Oman

a tour with its distinguished designer, Jasper Jacob

As the National Museum in Muscat gets ready for a ‘soft opening’, it was kind of its designer Jasper Jacob to show me around the building and galleries, with explicit no photograph instructions (difficult to resist)!.

Jasper Jacob in Oman's National Museum
Jasper Jacob in Oman’s National Museum

Its state-of-the-art interior will enable the contents, most Continue reading “National Museum in Oman”

John Kerry shops in Muttrah Souq

for Christmas Gifts I guess

Taking time out from the negotiations between Iran, the USA and EU, John Kerry took a stroll in Muttrah Souq Oman. Was he doing Christmas shopping?!

John Kerry doing some early Christmas shopping in Muttrah Souq
John Kerry doing some early Christmas shopping in Muttrah Souq

At the start of the negotiations the Continue reading “John Kerry shops in Muttrah Souq”

Oman National Day 2014

Cars get decorated

As Oman gets ready to celebrate its National Day on November 18th, streets in Muscat are decorated by the Government with flags and festive lights.

Car facing The Palace - Muscat
Car facing The Palace – Muscat

Individuals add to the event by Continue reading “Oman National Day 2014”

Sultan Qaboos Talks live on Oman TV

from Germany

Sultan Qaboos, who has been in Germany for Medical Treatment has given a ‘live’ broadcast from there, in which he thanks people and

Sultan Qaboos
Sultan Qaboos

institutions in general, explaining Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos Talks live on Oman TV”

David Willis ‘Traditional Oman’

painting exhibition in Bait Al Baranda

It was good to go to David Willis’s opening night of ‘Traditional Oman’ paintings.

Haramal Dancers
Haramal Dancers

Outside, a Continue reading “David Willis ‘Traditional Oman’”

Oman to host nuclear negotiations with Iran

and US and EU

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Muscat November 9-10, to participate in a trilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif and Continue reading “Oman to host nuclear negotiations with Iran”