Monthly Archives: October 2008

Sultan Qaboos Mosque – Inside

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Words and Pictures © Louise Heal 2008

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Sultan Qaboos Mosque

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Our pre-breakfast trip to the Mosque was impressive. Not least for the number of clothes I had to wear: headscarf, high-necked top with arms draping over my hands, long trousers down to my ankles and then socks covering my feet! …

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Muttrah Souk

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Only a few photos, alas. The souk was frequently so crowded that photography was almost impossible. If you double-click on the bottom photograph, you can see that the lady at the far right (behind the Soler box) is completely veiled. …

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Sunset over Muttrah

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One of my friends once read a piece of my travel writing and said “I thought there would be more sunsets”. So here you are Andrew: more sunsets 😉

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Sunset on the Corniche

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Muscat is a series of bays along the coast of the Arabian Sea. One of these bays is Muttrah, home to a large souk, the fish market and a big harbour. When we were there, the harbour was dominated by …

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Oman’s Grand Canyon

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Lunchtime.2000mTemperature: 28 Celsius Hot? I’ll say. Words and Pictures © Louise Heal 2008

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