World Camels Day in Wahiba Desert of Oman

The 22nd June is World Camel Day.

Camels in Wahiba Desert of Oman
Camels in Wahiba Desert of Oman

Here in Oman Camels are Continue reading “World Camels Day in Wahiba Desert of Oman”

Art Exhibition by Dr Mona Al Baiti at Bait al Baranda

On a humid morning on Muttrah’s Corniche it was nice to join other guests  for the inauguration by the Under Secretary of Oman’s Ministry of Heritage and Culture

Migration Towards Utopia Exhibition
Migration Towards Utopia Exhibition

Sheikh Hamed Bin Hilal Bin Ali Al Mamary  Continue reading “Art Exhibition by Dr Mona Al Baiti at Bait al Baranda”

Transit of Venus from Muscat on a cloudy morning

One of the oldest descriptions of Oman’s coast is from the ‘Periplus of the Erithian Sea’ written by a Greek sailor, which describes the southern coast, improbably for an Arabian land, as being “wrapped in thick clouds and fog”.

Transit of Venus Sun above Qantab
Transit of Venus Sun above Qantab

So it was today, Continue reading “Transit of Venus from Muscat on a cloudy morning”