Oman and UAE border changes

The UAE authorities have announced (according to Times of Oman) that from January 1 2018 there are now only 2 designated border crossings into the UAE.

These are both into / from Al Ain & Al Buraymi, though as they preclude the busiest UAE / Oman crossing at Hatta into Dubai expect a series of further changes.

Welcome to UAE
Welcome to UAE

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Tour of Oman 2018 dates

The organisers of the Tour of Oman cycle race have announced the dates for 2018, and with only 6 weeks to the start – planning for your visit to Oman to see it needs to start immediately.

Tour of Oman 2014
Tour of Oman 2014

The lead up has been full of events, the most dramatic being the resignation of the legendary Eddy Merckx from the organisers Amaury Sport Organisation.

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