Bidiya visit over Eid

to the Al Salmi Library.

It was nice to visit one of my favourite parts of Oman, Bidiya, over Eid.

Bidiya Dates
Bidiya Dates

Just on the edge of the Wahiba Sands, a scattering of small Date Oasis make use of the subsurface water and oven like summer temperatures to grow some of Oman’s wonderful dates. Continue reading “Bidiya visit over Eid”

Sultan Qaboos lays foundation stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’

in Manah

Sultan Qaboos has laid the foundation stone for the new ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’.

Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’
Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’

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My Lucky Weekend

in Muscat

What a weekend full of good fortune I could pass on.  On Saturday Jojo Bird of ‘What’s Happening Muscat, Oman?‘ tagged me to say that I had just won a great prize of an HTC phone from eSaver in Muscat- the first prize I’ve won in soooo many years living in Oman. JoJo had told the group the day before about a Philipino teacher who had just died of cancer leaving 6 young children without a parent. Continue reading “My Lucky Weekend”