Category Archives: Travel

Jazirat al-Hamra: Ghost Town or a Crumbling Piece of History?

One look at the seclusion and crumbling walls across the main road tells us that we have arrived at the right place. It’s a couple of hours before dusk; we have some time to explore the  area before it eventually … Continue reading

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An Early Morning at the Muttrah Corniche

After crossing the UAE-Oman border, the long (and seemingly never-ending) drive and spending some time admiring the white houses, we finally drove straight into the Muttrah—one of the largest seaports and commercial area of Oman. We arrived around 6pm,  tired … Continue reading

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The White Houses Down the Road

One of the first few things that we immediately noticed upon entering Muscat, Oman’s capital city, is the abundance of white houses. The following shot was taken by my sister, Sophia, the proud owner of the Nikon D3000 that we … Continue reading

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Crossing the UAE-Oman Border

“How are you doing?” I asked my sister on the phone last Thursday. “Yeah, I’m good,” came the reply, “How about we drive all the way to Oman this weekend?” And just like that, the very next day, we—my two … Continue reading

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