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Oman

Culture and Discovery in Oman

Jabal Akhdar: the green mountains of Oman

Jabal Akhdar is a mountainous region located approximately 2 hours' drive from Muscat. It's a magnificent place, between mountains and greenery, where the sun and the hea...
Claire MATILLON25 July 2016
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Nizwa: the capital of central Oman

Nizwa is one of the largest cities in the country. During your visit to Oman, don't miss out on this city packed with history and the centre of numerous activities....
Claire MATILLON12 May 2016
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Salalah, capital of Dhofar

Salalah is the most important town in the Dhofar region, located in the south of Oman. It's a town full of resources, such as its industrial port and its frankincense sup...
Claire MATILLON12 May 2016
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Sur - the capital of dhow production - and its surrounds

Sur is a coastal city to the southeast of Muscat. It's one of the country's most important cities and an industrial hub.
Claire MATILLON12 May 2016
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On the island of Masirah, pristine beaches and traditions

Masirah is an Omani island located in the Indian Ocean to the east of the country. Masirah has only recently opened for tourism and getting there is very easy. Masirah of...
Claire MATILLON12 May 2016
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Venturing out into the Wahiba Sands desert.

The desert of Wahiba Sands is in the middle of the country, in the province of Al Sharqiya, just three hours drive away from Muscat. This desert is a complete change of s...
Claire MATILLON11 May 2016
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Ibri, civilisation before the great void.

The town of Ibri is about 3 hours drive away from Muscat. Situated between the desert and the mountain ranges, the town is one of the last points of civilisation in the i...
Claire MATILLON11 May 2016
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Jebel Shams: at the summit of Oman

Jebel Shams is the highest point in Oman, at an altitude of 3,000 m. It's a site dedicated to hikers, but also suitable for those wishing to admire the scenery without th...
Claire MATILLON11 May 2016
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Ad Dakhiliyah, from palm groves to archaeological sites

Ad Dakhiliyah is a province situated in the north of Oman. It is one of the top tourist destinations due to how close it is to the capital, Muscat.
Claire MATILLON11 May 2016
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Khor Rori, exploring the ruins of Sumhuram

The village of Khori Rori is an archaeological site located just 25 miles from the city of Salalah, in the country's extreme southern region.
Claire MATILLON11 May 2016
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