I took a small group from Zegrahm Expeditions to visit Oman’s Botanic Garden where
Dr Annette Patzelt the site’s Scientific Director kindly explained the work and future of this unique establishment.
Dr Annette Patzelt at Omans Botanic Garden
The Botanic garden has the Continue reading “Oman’s Flora and Fauna”
Frankincense is such an evocative word for many religious people, but few have a chance to visit the real Land of Frankincense in Dhofar. Its associated with religious ceremonies worldwide and of course with the gifts brought by the 3 Kings, or Wise Men, to Jesus.
Walking in Dhofar mountains near Frankincense Trees
We flew down to Oman’s
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Having been together in the heart of all the storms before the National Day holidays it was great to fly down for some Salalah Sunshine with a couple of tourists so they could ‘dry themselves out’!
We came across
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Its usually welcome to have rain in Oman; though it can be heavy and create dangerous flooding.
Jabal Akhdar rains
The forecast was for an intense
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The heavy rains as is usual in Oman cleared quickly. We left the mountain heights and travelled through fresher air and water filled Wadis (valleys).
Birkat Al Mawz Oman
We had an exploration of the old village at
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We made our first stop of the morning Tour in Doha Qatar at Souq Waqif.
Souq Waqif Doha
This, like most
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