It was a 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’.
One was very familiar as the Continue reading “Talk by Stuart Laing on Tippu Tip”
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.
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.
Continue reading “Tour of Oman 2018 dates”
May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.
Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in May 2017”
Oman has some wonderful experiences during April.
There will be a several day long Camel event at As Suwayq 2-6, 2017; including the Ardha 2 man event.
The races are in the morning, well before Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April 2017”
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 Continue reading “Destinations Show 2017”
February in Oman is full of events and interesting places to go.
By far the most comprehensive is the Continue reading “February Events Oman”
Sultan Qaboos has laid the foundation stone for the new ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’.
Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos lays foundation stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’”
It was great to spend time at the Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery in Bait Al Zubair on Wednesday evening.
Showcasing a wide range of images from Oman the event was billed as Continue reading “Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery”
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.
A Son et Lumière Continue reading “Celebrations for the return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos”
The Tent Pegging World Cup is being held in Al Rahba Farm,
on the road between Continue reading “Tent Pegging World Cup in Oman”
It was nice to drop into The Wave this afternoon
and catch Continue reading “Red Bull Extreme Sailing”
As a great start to the weekend we had a nice evening at Al Bustan Palace,
to join legends from the Barcelona and Real Madrid football teams before their ‘Legends Cup’ match in Muscat.
The meal was a Continue reading “Legends Barcelona and Real Madrid in Oman”
The traditional finish was held for the Tour of Oman the Corniche in Muttrah.
Earlier the Continue reading “Tour of Oman Final Day ends on the Corniche in Muttrah”
The Tour of Oman 2014 is in town. They are passing my flat almost daily but for today
– I was driving home and almost Continue reading “Tour of Oman 2014 passing through Ruwi”
All of Oman’s Military Bands gave a public concert in late afternoon at The Royal Opera House in Muscat.
I enjoyed watching, and wondered Continue reading “Military Bands of Oman give a performance at the Royal Opera House Muscat”