Journey by Bus in Muscat

nice new buses to attract passengers.

The bright red Mwasalat buses are on the roads and this weekend it was good to take a free ride (free until end of November).

mwasalat ruwi al mabelah
mwasalat ruwi al mabelah

To allow

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Stal Gallery and Red Bull

host Canvas Cooler in Muscat

It was good to meet Hassan Meer who co-curated the Red Bull ‘Canvas Cooler’ evening in the Stal Gallery.

mala shukla red bull cooler
mala shukla red bull cooler

A range of artists Continue reading “Stal Gallery and Red Bull”

Sultan Qaboos opens the Council of Oman

in Manah

Sultan Qaboos spoke at the opening of the Council of Oman in Manah today at his palace Hisn al Shumoukh.

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Mukalla Yemen

is hit by Cyclone Chapala

In 2006 I had a memorable trip to Yemen, travelling independently through the desert and into the Hadramaout. Spectacular towns and scenery with polite people made the journey full of interest.

Mukalla Yemen
Mukalla Yemen

Finally I arrived in Mukalla which, like Continue reading “Mukalla Yemen”

Sultan Qaboos at Council of Ministers

in Muscat Oman

Today Sultan Qaboos bin Said presided over the Council of Ministers meeting at Bait Al Barakah.

sultan qaboos presides over council of ministers oman
sultan qaboos presides over council of ministers oman

He reviewed Oman’s relations with its neighbours, the nations Education and the current Economic situation. He also Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos at Council of Ministers”