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Gallery: Salalah, Oman

Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Salalah, Oman

Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Views [551]

Anyplace that has palm trees, a deserted beach, and smells of Frankinsence, I'm probably going to like.  This part of the Arabian Gulf is especially known for it's Frankinsence.  You smell it burning around every corner, throughout the markets, and when ... Read more >

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Gallery: Ibra, Oman

Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Muscat, Oman

Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Hitchiking Oman

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | Views [473]

I left Colleen's place at around 0830ish on the 19th.  My first stop was Bid Bid, a town 100 Ks north of Ibra.  I managed to hitch there with only one guy.  From Bid Bid, it was small villages. I hopped in and out of various transports, all hitched to ... Read more >

Tags: hitchiking, oman, salalah


Ibra, Oman

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | Views [964]

I got a tip from Daniel to check out Ibra.  It wasn't in my lonely planet but he said it was nice out there.  Lucky for me I found a couchsurfer, an American girl working at the University in town.  Ibra was ok, but Colleen, the girl there was great.  ... Read more >

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Muscat, Oman

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | Views [568]

I arrived by bus to Muscat from Dubai.  I couchsurfed with a German guy named Daniel.  He's a German teacher at the university in Muscat so I stayed at his place at the university.  There wasn't much going on for a college campus.  All the guys who went ... Read more >

Tags: gulf cup, muscat, oman

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