12 Days of Christmas in Oman Day Twelve

Day Twelve in Oman coincides with New Years Day. What better start to the New Year than to see the sun-rise on the year’s first day and what better place than at Ras Al Jinz Arabia’s most easterly place.

SunRise Ras Al Jinz Oman
SunRise Ras Al Jinz Oman

The promontory at Ras Al Jinz is also where a small Bronze Age settlement was established that traded with distant Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley.

Green Turtle - Oman
Green Turtle – Oman

The population living there must have made use of a key food resource, the fish at sea and the ancestors of the Green Turtles that you should see during your visit.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4