Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island a talk by Ivaylo Angelov

One of the larger birds in Oman is the Egyptian Vultures. They are also very dramatic with the adults black and white plumage. The ESO is supporting Ivaylo Angelov in a survey of the birds on Masirah Island.

Ivaylo Angelov talking about Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island
Ivaylo Angelov talking about Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island

He explained Continue reading “Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island a talk by Ivaylo Angelov”

International Museum Day 2012 Oman Land of Frankincense Museum in Salalah

As the 18th May is International Museum Day I thought

Snakes of Bronze
Snakes of Bronze

it would be nice to have a picture from Oman’s Land of Frankincense Museum in Salalah, probably my favourite Museum in Oman.

TEDxMuscat at the Millennium Resort Mussanah

The 2012 TEDxMuscat was held in the Millennium Hotel Mussanah, so after a drive from Muscat it was great to get a nice cold drink – and snacks. Later TEDx organised a buffet and as usual at the Millennium it was excellent – Chinese style.

Oman does seem to be trying to develop a workforce who will be able to thrive in the new economy of today’s world. It seemed that the objectives of the day were to illustrate the power of creative thought, endeavour and importantly provide role models for the future entrepreneurs of Oman.

TEDxMuscat
TEDxMuscat

Dr Abdullah Al-Zakwani the Executive Director of Industrial Innovation Centre of Oman set the tone by emphasising some critical requirements of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The standouts of the day for me were two people; Continue reading “TEDxMuscat at the Millennium Resort Mussanah”