The Lazy Bike Tour of Muscat

as it gets ready for National Day

Bright sunny weather and the town decked out for National Day persuaded me to take an early ride around Muscat.

muscat harbour
muscat harbour

Through the Harbour behind Al Alam Palace where a Dhow slowly passed the two gun batteries at the entrance.

al bustan palace
al bustan palace

Then on to Al Bustan where the Ladies & Gentlemen of hotel had covered part of the front in a gigantic flag. The celebratory lights are still not lit, but as there are so many more this year it must be taking a much longer time to install them

Author: Tony Walsh

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