Holidays in Oman 2018 and 2019

When visiting Oman, public holidays and the weekend are different from those in ‘western’ countries. Read on www.TonyWalsh.me

Mosque interior
Mosque interior

The weekend is on Continue reading “Holidays in Oman 2018 and 2019”

12 Days of Christmas in Oman Day Two

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 Bracelet Mutrah
Gold & Silver Bracelet Mutrah

Gold & Silver Bracelets Mutrah. Silver was the traditional Continue reading “12 Days of Christmas in Oman Day Two”

Flooded Wadis in Oman

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).

Birkat Al Mawz Oman
Birkat Al Mawz Oman

We had an exploration of the old village at Continue reading “Flooded Wadis in Oman”

Walking Through History – sample of printed book arrives – so the publication is on schedule

I dropped into Al Roya’s office and saw the ‘dummy’ of my book.

Front Cover Book Walking Through History
Front Cover Book Walking Through History

All the pages have Continue reading “Walking Through History – sample of printed book arrives – so the publication is on schedule”

Zodiacs onto Sir Bani Yas

The Zodiacs of the Clipper Odyssey ably lead by John Yersin came in handy to get us onto Sir bani Yas .

John and the Clipper Odyssey off Sir bani Yas
John and the Clipper Odyssey off Sir bani Yas

I joined other Continue reading “Zodiacs onto Sir Bani Yas”

The Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi and tea at The Emirates Palace

It was very interesting to visit the Falcon Hospital

Falcon Pedicure
Falcon Pedicure

on the desert Continue reading “The Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi and tea at The Emirates Palace”

The Music Man performers see Oman

Muscat’s Royal Opera House is currently hosting performances of the  Glimmerglass production of The Music Man.

Glimmerglass Festival performers in rural Oman
Glimmerglass Festival performers in rural Oman

It was a pleasure Continue reading “The Music Man performers see Oman”