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”
When visiting Oman, public holidays and the weekend are different from those in ‘western’ countries. Read on www.TonyWalsh.me
The weekend is on Continue reading “Holidays in Oman 2018 and 2019”
Oman’s government-owned Mwasalat Taxis service which offers an App based call service along with Credit Card payment has announced new charges.
The Continue reading “Oman Taxi charges from Mwasalat”
On the second day of Christmas in Oman, what better thing to do than start organising your gifts for those back home. Gold is always special and here is something very different
Gold & Silver Bracelets Mutrah. Silver was the traditional Continue reading “12 Days of Christmas in Oman Day Two”
The heavy rains as is usual in Oman cleared quickly. We left the mountain heights and travelled through fresher air and water filled Wadis (valleys).
We had an exploration of the old village at Continue reading “Flooded Wadis in Oman”
For all the fans of Tom Jones – he will be in Muscat Oman – September 2013.
And here is Tom in Continue reading “Tom Jones arrives in Muscat after saving the world from Martians”
I dropped into Al Roya’s office and saw the ‘dummy’ of my book.
All the pages have Continue reading “Walking Through History – sample of printed book arrives – so the publication is on schedule”
With part of our group from The Traveller it was good to visit Salalah,
where the Continue reading “Eagles in Oman in Salalah”
We made our first stop of the morning in Doha at the Souq Waqif, Doha.
This, like most Continue reading “Museum of Islamic Arts Doha”
The Zodiacs of the Clipper Odyssey ably lead by John Yersin came in handy to get us onto Sir bani Yas .
I joined other Continue reading “Zodiacs onto Sir Bani Yas”
It was very interesting to visit the Falcon Hospital
on the desert Continue reading “The Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi and tea at The Emirates Palace”
Muscat’s Royal Opera House is currently hosting performances of the Glimmerglass production of The Music Man.
It was a pleasure Continue reading “The Music Man performers see Oman”
Oman still has a few traditional pit loom weavers and I enjoyed a visit to one.
Using a Continue reading “Weaving in Oman a traditional craft”