Power Supply in Oman

This is part of our arrival information from www.Arabesque.Travel to provide background information for your arriving in Oman.

Here, in Oman, we run on British voltage and 3 pin plug sockets (which with the Earth and Fuse protects you and your equipment from damage) –

but lots of equipment comes with a 2 pin plug fitted as standard.

We also, amazingly, run on Continue reading

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Christmas Tour

We had a wonderful small group of eleven join us on our traditional Christmas Oman Tour.

Picnic in an Omani Wadi

Picnic in an Omani Wadi

Based in Nizwa for a few nights we travelled extensively round the region, up and down mountains and along wadis. Making use Continue reading

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Day Trip from Muscat

From Muscat we took a day trip down Oman’s East Coast.

Western Marsh Harrier in Oman

Western Marsh Harrier in Oman

The weather was nice, calm and sunny and sitting Continue reading

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Eagles in Oman

Winter is the time of year when Eagles migrate into Oman.

Eagle looking out for prey

Eagle looking out for prey

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Salalah Tour

After all the rain in northern Oman a couple of our guests flew down to Salalah to continue their tour of Oman there.

Walk in a wadi with Frankincense trees

Walk in a wadi with Frankincense trees

We took in an exploration of a Continue reading

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Birdwatching and Clouds in Oman

Birdwatching in Muscat Oman

Birdwatching in Muscat Oman

We had to make Continue reading

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Oman’s National Day

For the 18th of November National Day, which is also the birthday of Sultan Qaboos, the fireworks display was held in Al-Amarat.

Oman National Day Fireworks 2013

Oman National Day Fireworks 2013

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Oman Trip

We took guests on a tour for a few days in Oman. One of the sights we came across were vast flocks of Gulls. Almost inevitably they were intent on making the most of the catch from a small fleet of Oman’s inshore fishing boats.

Fishermen in Oman taking fish out of a net

Fishermen in Oman taking fish out of a net

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Royal Opera House Muscat

In the late afternoon the Royal Opera House in Muscat was the venue for all of Oman’s Military Bands to give a public concert.

Military Band Royal Opera House Muscat

Military Band Royal Opera House Muscat

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Dolphin & Whale Watching in Oman

It was good to have a talk with Rob Baldwin of Whale Coast Oman and Dr Carole Carlson of the Whalewatch Sub-Committee of the International Whaling Commission.

Dolphin and Whale Watching Oman

Dolphin and Whale Watching Oman

Apart from talking about a future project it was great to receive a new poster containing guidelines for watching Dolphins and Whales in Oman.

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