Category Archives: Oman

Al Hoota and the W10h

On Thursday, September 7th, I set out on a UAE Trekker weekend right after work.  The drive to Oman was a bit more interesting than usual.  Our convoy encountered a massive thunderstorm and the typically dry wadis were flooding across … Continue reading

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Anniversary in Oman

Initially, I had planned a romantic anniversary weekend in Venice but, unfortunately, Dan told me he just couldn’t take any time off during this busy work period…there may have even been a Skype argument over this very topic. However, I decided … Continue reading

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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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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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