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”
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.
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.
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”
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…