Details of the 2017 Tour of Oman have been announced. The race from 14th-19th February will have 6 stages and 18 teams are expected to take part incl from USA, Bahrain & UAE; but not from UK (perhaps the lack of a race in Doha has impacted here) or surprisingly Oman.
While each stage has its appeal – the two stand outs are
One of the newer restaurants in Muscat is ‘La Fattoria Della Pizza” located in Madinat Qaboos within what is effectively the Kargeen Village. In fact, it turned out to be a Kargeen Restaurant as when we walked in the greeting was ‘Welcome to Kargeen’ and the Menu proclaimed the fact. We chose a Pizza with ‘ham’ (perhaps luncheon meat) Continue reading “Dinner in Muscat”
What a weekend full of good fortune I could pass on. On Saturday Jojo Bird of ‘What’s Happening Muscat, Oman?‘ tagged me to say that I had just won a great prize of an HTC phone from eSaver in Muscat- the first prize I’ve won in soooo many years living in Oman. JoJo had told the group the day before about a Philipino teacher who had just died of cancer leaving 6 young children without a parent. Continue reading “My Lucky Weekend”
a tour with its distinguished designer, Jasper Jacob
As the National Museum in Muscat gets ready for a ‘soft opening’, it was kind of its designer Jasper Jacob to show me around the building and galleries, with explicit no photograph instructions (difficult to resist)!.