A Week in Oman

 A Week in Oman

In 2014 we contemplated making a short trip to Oman on the Arabian Peninsula, so we did some research to find out whether this was a good idea. It revealed that Oman is a country of 3 million. It has a traditional Islamic culture and is known for its hospitality and tolerance of other religions. It has a rich history highlighting the ancient frankincense trade, it’s redoubtable coastal forts, and impressive Islamic architecture. It also has a varied natural landscape with the Hajar Mountains guarding the coastal strip; countless clean, white sand beaches; vast sparsely populated deserts; and Arabia’s Grand Canyon – Wadi Gul. We were sold. So, we booked for a one-week whirlwind stop-over. Here’s how we spent our time there.

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