Wadis Tiwi and Shab: The Beautiful Paradise

Wadis Tiwi and Shab: The Beautiful Paradise

After Muscat, the first stop of our 16-day road trip was at the well-known Wadis Tiwi and Shab, about 90 minutes south of Muscat along the coastal road. A wadi is a riverbed set in a canyon. Some wadis are dry most of the year, but some have water year-round. Wadis...
Oman: A Fascinating History Revealed

Oman: A Fascinating History Revealed

Oman’s Early History The Sultanate of Oman is a country with a much longer history than its current name. Archeological ruins show that people were living along Oman’s coast as far back as 6,000 BCE in the Neolithic (New Stone Age) era. The remains from this...
Hidden Port: The New Muscat Calling!

Hidden Port: The New Muscat Calling!

While in Oman, we had many wonderful encounters with the local people, due, in part, to my speaking some Arabic, as I spent 6 months relearning it before we left. To begin our trip, we spent 5 nights in the capital, Muscat, a beautiful coastal city set between the sea...