When visiting Oman, Holidays in Oman such as public holidays and the weekend are different from those in ‘western’ countries. Read on www.TonyWalsh.me
With part of our group from The Traveller it was good to visit Salalah,
It was good to meet up with Kim Tan, Director of Business Development at the Shangri-la, after his recent business trip to Moscow.
The Central Coast of Oman is affected by the summer Monsoon and so as Muscat is now not only hot but also humid we took a few days to travel down the coast from Muscat.
Mid-summer in Oman is also Continue reading “Central Coast of Oman with Turtles & Gulls”
After a great overnight in the Wihibah Sands desert on this Oman guided tour, my small group travelled north towards Nizwa (see the earlier days on this Oman Small Group Tour). Our first stop was to see how local women are continuing the traditional craft of Camel Bone Carving.
As this was a Wednesday Continue reading “Oman Guided Tour for a small group“
This Oman Small Group Tour for Christmas by British travel company ‘The Traveller/British Museum’ may turn out to be the last guided tour of Oman I organise under their name. The Traveller was purchased by Steppes Travel, and though I will have Christmas groups under Steppes own name – The Traveller has been a real treat to organise tours for.
Taking to an almost mirror-like Continue reading “Oman Small Group Tour in warm winter sun“
With all the rain since the start of the month
there is plenty Continue reading “Waterfilled Wadis of Oman”
Oman Air has collected the Airline of the Year award
Oman does have far more than its share of Falcons and Eagles.
But despite knowing that Continue reading “Flying Falcons in Oman”
and Arabic calligraphy
Taking a brief Oman Holiday the guests who had booked with us decided that a visit to the Army Museum would be good; and with the the expertise of an officer to explain the displays it was Continue reading “Museum visit in Muscat”
for December 2010
There have been more holidays in Oman announced – 25th – 29th December.
Its remarkable that since mid November there will have been (apart from weekends) Eid holidays, Islamic New Year holidays and the National Day holidays – all of about a working week in length.
a nice winter break
Private sector Holidays in Oman have been declared – though its not specified as National Day Continue reading “Holidays announced for Oman”
It always nice to have visitors
and this trip was with Continue reading “Words and Wadis in Oman”
presents us with a nice certificate
We had a nice surprise when the Salalah Marriott Resort presented us with a certificate for the support we have given them this year .
Certainly, our guests have liked staying in the hotel as part of their Oman Holidays – so I think there will be more to come
Making the most of Oman’s coast Ernest Meili took a journey down the 1700kms or so of Oman’s coastline. He talked about his experience, in one of the best talks held by the ESO.
I really look forward to doing the same journey with Nobel Caledonia on their Oman Cruise and hope my talks will be as interesting.