I had planned to go to listen to a talk about Tippu Tip by Stuart Laing at SOAS London. It turned out to be a full day for me of, amongst other things, an East African experience. Passing through the
British Museum on my way to a talk at SOAS; Zanzibari artefacts seemed to call out ‘ look at me’.
British Museum – Kofia mens cap – Zanzibar
One was very familiar as the
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The organisers of the Tour of Oman 2018 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
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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May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that Oman’s Top 5 things in May activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.
Ice Skating Oman
Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable
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Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April often includes outdoor.
There will often be a several day long Camel near Muscat; including the Ardha 2 man event.
Camel event Oman
The races are in the morning, well before
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Chilly weather and disruptions on some tube services didnt seem to have made a dent in the attendance for the Destinations Show,
the Business to Consumer holiday exhibition, in
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February in Oman is full of events and interesting places to go.
By far the most comprehensive is the
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Sultan Qaboos has laid the foundation stone for the new ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’.
Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’
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It was great to spend time at the Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery in Bait Al Zubair on Wednesday evening.
Red Bull 5Pics opening
Showcasing a wide range of images from Oman the event was billed as
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at Oman’s Royal Opera House
The welcome return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos has been celebrated throughout Oman. Probably nowhere as spectacularly as at the Royal Opera House.
Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.
A Son et Lumière
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The Tent Pegging World Cup is being held in Al Rahba Farm,
Tent Pegging Ring
on the road between
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It was nice to drop into The Wave this afternoon
Red Bull Extreme Sailing
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As a great start to the weekend we had a nice evening at Al Bustan Palace,
legends from the Barcelona and Real Madrid football teams before their ‘Legends Cup’ match in Muscat.
The meal was a
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The traditional finish was held for the Tour of Oman the Corniche in Muttrah.
Tour of Oman in Muttrah
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The Tour of Oman 2014 is in town. They are passing my flat almost daily but for today
Tour of Oman Leaders 2014
– I was driving home and almost
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All of Oman’s Military Bands gave a public concert in late afternoon at The Royal Opera House in Muscat.
Royal Opera House Military Music
I enjoyed watching, and wondered
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