• Miller Time…

    You know when you’re desperate for a beer when you go to a hotel bar in Oman and pay 5.500 OMR for a pint and that’s the cheap American stuff as there’s no tax on American beer in Oman. I…

  • Stairway to Heaven…

    Quite possibly the worst set of stairs in the world. If you are anything but steady on your feet, you will die. Think rocky beach on an incline.

  • In The Club…

    After a random post on Facebook went sort of viral we ended up with a few messages from people living in Oman and one was from a generous guy called Alan. Thanks Alan for everything you have done for us…

  • The Descent….

    We decided to go to a place called Mibam which has a river in it with a nice waterfall and some swimming pools which are formed by (we think) Wadi Tiwi. The road up to the Falls is quite steep…

  • Gaslight…

    Purging the gas bottle for shipping within the sea container to make sure that no gas remains. After this it was filled with water as advised by the manufacturer. They said that was the only way to be certain thst…

  • A Street Car Named Desire…

    At 200 widgets each which is about 40p it’s not bad value but you need about 10 to be fully fed we had eight between us which wasn’t enough so we also had some chips which was ok although they…

  • The Frankincense Trail…

    ?? Oman – Wadi Dawkah, National Park Frankincense Trees Approximately 40 km from Salalah you will find a 5 kilometers sq of the Boswellia Sacra a type of Frankincense tree. Between the age of 8 to 10 the trees enter…

  • Sink Hole…

    The movie with 3.0 out of 10 on IMDb….anyhow. We went to the sinkhole (Bimmah Sink Hole) not even knowing what it was like and I went to the gates to ask the guy whether it was free, which it…

  • Clean and Sober….

    We’ve been in Oman for a few weeks in fact it’s almost 5 weeks now that we’ve been here. One thing that we did notice about Salalah was it was exceptionally clean but what we didn’t know was that it…

  • Tea for Two…

    What would Doris Day have thought. I will leave your knowledge of me to lead you to what I said to the volume or lack thereof…..yes it’s tea….yes that’s all we got. This is on Fly Dubai. Come on!

  • Shipping Mombasa to Salalah

    The start of a very long post about shipping from Mombasa using the shipping agent IVSSUK for the Mombassa end and a local agent in Oman called WWLS. I'm likely to revise t...

  • Salalah Mobiles

    We’re in the Middle East. I’ve used a bit of poetic licence in the title but it is actually a movie but based in Salala not Salalah. The flight wasn’t great with a massive wait in Dubai of 11 hours.…

  • Zombie Apocalypse

    I saw this whilst deleting some old photos. We forget how silly it all was. The recent events in the care home where almost all the cases are from one source. A singular person gave it to over 20 seniors.…

  • Out of Africa…

    After 5 years 9 days we are leaving Africa. You know I love flying ? the car is on a boat and we are going to meet it.

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