Postcard from Oman; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Returning to the Sultanate of Oman was an especially pleasing experience as first time around there was little opportunity to visit beyond Salalah. It was pleasant to discover a diverse and beautiful country with an authentic culture and friendly people. The capital of Muscat is a mix of the modern and the traditional. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Royal …

Postcard from Oman, A Mosque with a little Muscle

Oman is one of my favourite destinations, it is such an authentic country with a friendly people, that always seem to make visitors feel welcome. There is plenty of interest in the main city, Muscat. The cool souks offer a relaxed shopping experience without the hassle of other similar city markets.  The Grand Mosque is a beautiful building which is …

Postcard from Muscat, Spectators at the Festival

Visiting the Muscat Festival a celebration of the culture of Oman  is an interesting if contrived insight into the country and its people. There are numerous displays of traditional crafts, cuisine and products, many of the goods are available to purchase. It is a celebration of the original nomadic lives led by the people of the region. Most are wearing colourful …