The Land of Frankincense is my Guide Book to historic places in Dhofar Oman associated with Frankincense -

The Land of Frankincense’, my new book, explores key locations associated with Frankincense in Dhofar, including the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The Land of Frankincense Paperback and eBook
The Land of Frankincense Paperback and eBook

Locations such as Wadi Andhur, that few have heard of let alone visited, have their own chapter in this 182page Paperback book (& eBook); while the better-known sites, including Al Balid, are covered in more depth.

Frankincense Tree - Boswellia Sacra - Wadi Dawkah
Frankincense Tree – Boswellia Sacra – Wadi Dawkah

This is a book for the person who, like myself, is not an academic but is interested in this famed tree and its resin.

Tony Walsh by a Frankincense tree Dhofar Oman
Tony Walsh by a Frankincense tree Dhofar Oman

The History and Biology of the tree, its resin and the trade that built the wealth of ancient Arabia are covered.

Tony Walsh researching - Dhofar
Tony Walsh researching – Dhofar

Explore The Land of Frankincense with my book which is available as a paperback through Amazon worldwide  and an eBook here.

Check out some of my other posts on Dhofar – all the way back to 2006

For a broader perspective of Dhofar and the rest of Oman use my rewrite of the Bradt Guide to Oman available in paperback through Amazon worldwide here and eBook here.

Oman Guide Book by Tony Walsh
Bradt Guide to Oman

 

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4