After a great overnight in the Wihibah Sands we travelled north towards Nizwa. Our first stop was to see how local women are continuing the traditional craft of Camel Bone Carving.
Explanation of Traditional Bone Carving Oman
As this was a Wednesday
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Our Christmas visit from ‘The Traveller’ may turn out to be the last guided tour of Oman one we have under their name. The company was purchased by Steppes Travel, and although we will have Christmas groups under Steppes name – The Traveller has been a real treat to organise tours for.
Dolphin Watching Muscat
Taking to an almost mirror-like
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While shopping today I saw this really nice Christmas Tree and Father Christmas – Happy Christmas to everyone.
Merry Christmas 2011 & Happy New Year from Tony
Hot on the heels of Tonny’s art exhibition, Abdullah Al Shuhi has launched his new book ‘Oman Living Traditions’ at Bait al Baranda.
Abdullah Al-Shuhi Photographer
I first met Abdullah almost 20
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It was a pleasure to catch up with the artist Tonny Holsbergen after probably two years.
Tonny Holsbergen and Two Drummer Boys
Her exhibition in
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While waiting for passenger disembarkation I managed to get a few pictures of the arrival of the Cruise Ships in Muscat.
Silver Wind enters Muscat Port
They offer a contrast in size and
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