Cyclone Luban (Luban is the local Omani name for the Frankincense Tree and its Incense Resin), continues to develop.
The Meteorology authority in Oman issued a statement about Cyclone Luban on Friday 12th Continue reading “Cyclone Luban”
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’.
One was very familiar as the Continue reading “Talk by Stuart Laing on Tippu Tip”
When visiting Oman, Holidays in Oman such as 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”
For all the fans of Tom Jones – he will be in Muscat Oman – September 2013.
After the night with Anouar Brahem & Randy Weston we went in for more eastern ‘fusion’ with an evening of music at the Royal Opera in Muscat
by Omar Faruk Tekbilek. Continue reading “Omar Faruk Tekbilek in Oman at the Royal Opera House”
Dust Storms in Oman occasionally come from the north,
Al Bustan’s concert theatre was the venue for the Astana Philharmonic Orchestra
I had a nice visit to Qurm Park to enjoy the 2012 Muscat Festival.One of the new displays was of ‘cupping’
where heat is applied Continue reading “Muscat Festival 2012 in Qurm Park”
I last met Ross Dowling when he hosted a seminar for Oman’s Tour Guides
– so it was really nice Continue reading “Oman’s Tourism and Geology Combine in GeoTourism”
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 Continue reading “Bikes & Birds”
Despite the heat of over 40c a visiting group of Dutch Travel Agents
enjoyed their time in Oman. During their final day we had Continue reading “Dutch Travel Agents visit Oman”
The Dhahirah region in the north-west of Oman was our destination as we wandered this way and that in an enjoyable hunt for places and people.
One of our discoveries, an attractive Continue reading “Dhahirah region of Oman”