Muscat Festival 2014 in Amarat

Now that the Muscat Festival is underway I went mid-afternoon for a visit.

Rug Weaver at work
Rug Weaver at work

It was nice to see the familar face of one of the rug creators from Jebel Shams at work – many of his pieces are made using only the natural hair colour of the animals.

Matryoshka doll
Matryoshka doll

Then we came across, in the ‘International Village’, a vision of myriads of blue Matryoshka dolls

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4