Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April

Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April often includes outdoor.

There will often be a several day long Camel near Muscat; including the Ardha 2 man event.

Camel event Oman Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April
Camel event Oman

The races are in the morning, well before Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April”

Tripartite deal involving Oman, UAE and Iran to settle Islands Dispute

In what must be one of the more intriguing diplomatic agreements in recent years – Oman, UAE and Iran seem to have made various agreements regarding territory . The Christmas Eve visit by Sheikh Mohammed Al Nahyen into Oman may have been the critical discussion period between Oman and the UAE.

Sultan Qaboos (L) and Hassan Rouhani in Tehran August 2013
Sultan Qaboos (L) and Hassan Rouhani in Tehran August 2013

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Tour of Musandam in Oman from Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky

and Fujarah

Before our Tour of Musandam in Oman we arrived into Fujarah and took a tour through this part of the UAE.

Fujarah Museum exhibition
Fujarah Museum exhibition – The Sheikhs

The museum was Continue reading “Tour of Musandam in Oman from Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky”

New Ferry Terminal in Khasab Oman

Good news for car drivers

Oman’s Transport & Communications Ministry has confirmed that it will build two ferry terminals in Khasab and Shinas .

The 'Shinas' in Mina Sultan Qaboos
The ‘Shinas’ in Mina Sultan Qaboos

These will take the Ferries, enabling cars to be taken on board. Certainly Musandam is not the easiest of places to drive to – it involves 4 border posts each way and a dreadful drive through Ras al Khaimah .

I presume Mina Sultan Qaboos’s quays are good to unload and offload vehicles.