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Middle East 2016: Muscat dining

Middle East 2016: Muscat dining

Friday Perhaps our most memorable meal in Oman, we both enjoyed the expansive Friday brunch at the five-star Chedi Hotel. All the western hotels have a buffet brunch on Friday, and since the Grand...

Middle East 2016: exploring Muscat

Middle East 2016: exploring Muscat

In between our daytrips to Nizwa and Wadi Shab we explored Muscat itself. One of the most iconic sights in the city is the Grand Mosque Sultan Qaboos. This is a massive complex that can apparently...

Middle East 2016: Wadi Shab

Middle East 2016: Wadi Shab

We knew that Wadi Shab tends to become more crowded as the day progresses, so we decided to leave Muscat by 7am. After about 30 minutes of driving through the various suburbs of Muscat we enjoyed...

Middle East 2016: Nizwa

Middle East 2016: Nizwa

Much of the two hour drive to Nizwa was scenic, but marred occasionally by power lines. Though overcast by the coast, by the time we arrived in Nizwa it was bright and sunny. Unfortunately, the souk...

Middle East 2016: Introduction

Middle East 2016: Introduction

We've long wanted to visit the UAE and Oman, and we've really wanted to try out the Etihad First Class apartments. When seats became available this winter we booked a relatively quick trip for the...

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2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
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Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
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Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
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NC Mountains (Nov)
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