Now that the Muscat Festival 2014 is underway I went mid-afternoon for a visit.
It was nice to see the familar Continue reading “Muscat Festival 2014 in Amarat”
Have a look at this screen grab from the BBC of the weather
to come in Muscat and northern Oman. The rain Muscat and northern Oman has been having will probably peak on Monday 29th April.
Thunder and lightning worked its way around Muscat
With the thermometer hitting 45c in Ruwi and not much lower in Bowsher it was time for the Red Bull soapbox race.
Tucked away under the shade of my breakfast source, Lulu in Darsait, I saw this well travelled car. Well travelled not just from Salalah, where I photoed it last week, to Muscat – but after 6 years on the road it has the most kilometres of any non production car.
Victor the buggy is a hand made gem, with a Continue reading “Victor the buggy in Muscat from Salalah”
Y Magazine’ s Kate Ginn rang me last week regarding the book and after a chat asked for photos. I of course expected a short piece with a photo or two. So it was fantastic to open up Y Magazine this morning and see a double page spread about the book. You can read it here http://www.y-oman.com/2013/03/heritage-hunter/ (thanks Kate)
Chris Fisher of MergeFM Radio in Oman talks about the book ‘ Walking Through History’ with Tony.
How he manages to juggle all the controls at his desk and Continue reading “Chris Fisher of Oman’s Merge FM chats with me about the book ‘Walking Through History’”
One of my favourite photos is this of Arab Horses in Oman decked out in traditional silver. Marco Polo wrote about them in his book ‘The Travels’ – “and the merchants take a great number of Arab horses to that market (of India from Al Balid)”
Driving around Hamriyah Roundabout in Ruwi it seems a large pack, of large dogs, has taken over the place.
They certainly Continue reading “The Dogs of Hamriyah Oman at Night”
On the last day of the Tour of Oman Bike Race I went to Mutrah’s Corniche and saw Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE
Today the Tour of Oman sped past my flat.
Do you like Yanni?
He will be in Muscat Continue reading “Yanni Muscat March 2013”
Cruising to Muscat’s Mina Sultan Qaboos is always an experience, the harbour really looks great from the sea.
Of course though enjoying the views it was also Continue reading “Cruising to Muscat with the Clipper Odyssey”