There were meant to be 700,000 locals in Nizwa, and I couldn’t see even one of them. Now I knew what it felt like being in a ghost town. A town where the sun, and the hairdryer-like heat drove the humans indoors. I sat on the gun carriage of an old canon, in front of the door to theContinue reading “Nizwa afternoon”
Category Archives: Middle East & Africa
On the Emily Luxton Travel Blog: ‘Postcard from… Oman’
Not many people have heard of Oman, let alone travelled there, but I have been lucky to. I highly recommend considering this super-friendly country if you have wanderlust for the Gulf. Read what I wrote about it on the Emily Luxton Travel Blog.
A world of travel stories
I’ve written about both Maptia and Morocco on this site before, and now I have written about Morocco on the Maptia website itself. My story called ‘Do not skip Fez’ (an adaption of an original post on this site; but this time with more photos) can be read on Maptia.
Two places I’d love to see: Syria & Yemen
In May 2011, I travelled to Jordan and Oman, and it was an incredible and amazing fortnight discovering Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Muscat, and Nizwa, to name some. However, it was tinged with a small bit of ‘what if’, because the original itinerary was to be ‘Jordan and Syria’. The Syrian civil war started onContinue reading “Two places I’d love to see: Syria & Yemen”
One Perfect Day in Muscat
Originally posted on The Wanderbug:
Today’s guide to Oman comes from Australian communications expert, photographer & savvy traveller, Amy Feldtmann. You can read Amy’s take on the world around her and check out her photography at her website. One of the friendliest countries I have ever visited, Oman has been listed on the New York Times…