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Sunset Drive

Drive through Oman is spectacular. Mountains, winding road and spectacular sentry. This was taken during the sunset on our way back to Muscat.


New Data and Upside-Down Moberg

I’ve been re-examining SH proxies for some time now, both in connection with PAGES2K and out of intrinsic relevance.  In today’s post, I’ll report on a new (relatively) high-resolution series from  the Arabian Sea offshore Pakistan (Boll et al 2014, Late Holocene primary productivity and sea surface temperature variations in the northeastern Arabian Sea: implications for winter monsoon variability, 1,240 more words

False hopes: I still miss paper towels

A little while back, I posted my longing for good, strong paper towels. The kind that I am used to the United States. The kind I used to take for granted until I started traveling. 116 more words

Oman Air is Readers’ Choice at Saveur’s Culinary Travel Awards

Oman Air’s mouth-watering First Class and Business Class inflight dining has been praised to the skies by readers of US-based luxury food magazine Saveur.

The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has scooped the Readers’ Choice Award in the magazine’s annual Culinary Travel Awards, beating many of the biggest names in global air travel. 238 more words

The travelling parent

Before my son was born I used to spend a lot of my work week travelling around the different countries of the GCC. Mind you it was never long trips mainly because it was easy to catch a flight in the morning and fly back in the early evening to be home before 9pm, shower and have a good night sleep. 680 more words


Anyone for Polo ?

I was covering The opening of The Field of Remembrance (the crosses with poppies laid every year by The British Legion) at Westminster Abbey, which this year was by Prince Harry, when I first heard about his trip to Oman and Dubai.The Telegraph’s Royal correspondent Gordon Rayner was down to go and I explained how happy I’d be to accompany him. 630 more words

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Nizwa Fort

These are really old memories, but pleasant, beautiful memories…from the visit to Muscat in Jan. 2012. We spent half a day at the Nizwa fort… 187 more words