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”
In January last year I was delighted to give lots of talks about Oman as ‘Guest Lecturer’ on an Arabian Gulf Cruise with the Island Sky as it cruised from Salalah to past Abu Dhabi.
This year in November the American Continue reading “Arabian Gulf Cruise with Clipper Odyssey in November”
After a great overnight in the Wihibah Sands on the 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“
While shopping today I saw this really nice Christmas Tree and Father Christmas – Happy Christmas to everyone.
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”
after arriving by sea in Noble Caledonia’s Island Sky
During our guests holiday in Oman we paid a nice visit into Sur, near Oman’s eastern tip.
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”