Category Archives: The Middle East

Shams No. 3

While Bec was being lashed by rain in the Rila Mountains, I was on a weekend mountain adventure of my own.  I headed into Oman on Thursday evening and arrived at the hotel around 8:30 pm.  The weather was much … Continue reading

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Driving the Dunes and Hiking the Hajars

As of late, I’ve been busy on the weekends out in the dunes and in the Hajars.  The weekend after meeting Chris in Oman, I spent Friday in the emirate of Sharjah.  Oryx 4×4 organized an afternoon “Superbowl” of dune … Continue reading

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Meet-Up in Muscat

Before Bec and I set out on our Scandinavian tour, my old friend Chris invited me to join him and his family in Muscat.  Chris has been working rotation in Oman for many years and his family was coming over … Continue reading

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Bec’s Visit to AD

I was off to the airport early on the morning of Friday, March 17th.  It had been almost 6 months since Rebecca left for Berlin and she was finally coming for a visit.  We arrived back at the apartment and were … Continue reading

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2016 Blogging in Review

Unfortunately we recently learned that wordpress would not be creating our annual “year in review” report. Therefore, we decided we would pull some stats together and create our own review to share with our readers. Blog views – 4330 views … Continue reading

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Trekking with the Trekkers

I recently did a couple hikes with the UAE Trekkers.  Both of the hikes were ones that Bec and I did together and have blogged about so I’ll try to keep it short. On the evening of Thursday, Dec 8th, … Continue reading

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Wadi Shab and Wadi Tiwi

On Thursday, November 3rd, I headed for the airport straight after work.  I was meeting up with the UAE Trekkers for a weekend trip to Oman.  We arrived in Muscat and found the others who had flown in from Dubai … Continue reading

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