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The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque  
   

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Final Moments in Muscat

November 21st 2010
Having made a grand circuit of sea, sand, and mountain in Oman, with a good balance of urban versus rural and coast versus interior thrown into the mix, I was happy to return for one more day to Muscat. After spending a week in more sparsely populated areas, Muscat seemed a veritable metropolis when I drove in on the Nizwa highway. But I suppose that could have been due to the fact that the city ... read more
Middle East » Oman » Muscat

Omani Flag In 1970, QABOOS bin Said Al Said ousted his father and has ruled as sultan ever since. His extensive modernization program has opened the country to the outside world and has preserved a long-standing political and military relationship with the UK. ... ... read more
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