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The Omani Grand Canyon from Jebel Akhdar.  

The Omani Grand Canyon from Jebel Akhdar.

Tourists or Hostages?

June 24th 2019
Today we will be travelling up into the Omani Mountains where we will be staying for three nights on the Jebel Akhdar, or Green Mountain. We head off on the same six lane super highway that we drove out to the Wahiba Sands on two days ago, before turning off towards the town of Nizwa. We leave the main road and start climbing steeply. We arrive at an army checkpoint. Our driver Majid tells us t ... read more
Middle East » Oman » Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate

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
25th June 2019

The Omani Grand Canyon
Great to hear of another Grand Canyon. One in Oman? I didn't know that.
26th June 2019

Omani Grand Canyon
I think Oman might be well on it's way to being our new favourite country!

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