It was good to take a day at sea and travel up from Khasab to Kumzar in Musandam and see Socotra Cormorants in Oman. Scattered all along the coast
I attended a conference on ‘Oman as a Gravitational Centre in the Global Flyway Network of Migratory Shorebirds’ . This highlighted
A great idea in London is what’s called ‘Boris’s Bikes’, the bikes can be hired by the hour from numerous locations and left at any other. So it was a nice reminder to see how many Cambridge has always had, here parked outside one of the colleges. Another trend
Oman is home or visited by almost 500 species of Bird; we were delighted to see two of the most magnificent.
Driving south to Salalah from Muscat I enjoyed seeing some of the Birds of Dhofar. Several pairs of Red Billed Tropic Birds and a flock of
One of the most astounding events during the Cyclone Mekunu in Dhofar Oman has been the complete filling of the vast Tayq Cave sinkhole. Tayq Cave – sinkhole in its normal state This sinkhole is about 3million cubic meters and its now full. Tayq Cave is in an area of Karst Limestone, whose fractures provide the original ingress to … Continue reading “TAYQ CAVE SINKHOLE in Dhofar Oman“
5 Perhaps an ideal winter treat if you visit visit Muscat this winter with children is to enjoy an experience with wildlife. Two remarkable encounters offer a thrilling experience, not only for children but for everyone.
June though its mid-summer is often not as searing as May, that’s often because the rise in humidity also drops the temperature; so Oman’s Top 5 things to do June takes that into account. This year the start of June is part of the month of Ramadhan, and probably the 4-6 June will be Eid, … Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do June”
Oman is a destination for migratory birds during Spring and Autumn, in addition to resident birds in Oman. Some pass through, others like White Storks and Steppe Eagles overwinter in Oman using it as a food larder and return to breeding grounds to the north. But there are some that come to Oman and breed, … Continue reading “Sooty Falcon in Oman – Film”
With its long coastline Oman has numerous coast creeks and bays which are important resources for sea life and birds. Birdlife has
With so many migrating birds in Oman over the holidays , the eighth day
There are many Fantastic Beaches in Oman which offers Beach Lovers soft-white sand, warm seas and perhaps best of all, many will be deserted until you arrive. In the far north of the Sultanate the small town of Bukha
Bradt Guide to Oman Bradt’s 4th guide to Oman January 2017 has completely rewritten regional chapters and maps. These cover Oman from the tip of Musandam’s peninsula, through to the hotels near the border with Yemen. Available at most online book stores. The Land of Frankincense The Land of Frankincense is the guide to the … Continue reading “Writing by Tony Books can be obtained through Amazon.“
promoting a range of books including my book ‘Walking Through History’