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The Corniche Mutrah  

The Corniche Mutrah

Wadi Ya Mean Hippies?

December 12th 2012
RUBBISH A friend of mine who has spent a deal of time in this region described the Omani people to me as "the hippies of the gulf". I didn't notice any peace sign neck chains, dreadlocks or groups of locals sitting around eating bird seed and smoking numbers whilst discussing the kaleidoscope of colours on the domes of mosques. I do however see some merit in the simile with ... read more
Middle East » Oman » Muscat » Muttrah

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
19th December 2012

Wonderful photo
Interesting to read about Oman.

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