Tag Archives: Oman

A New Decade Begins

On the first day of the new decade, we met up with our friends to kickoff 2020 together.   We had a nice al fresco lunch at Nolu’s followed by a few glasses of Champagne back at the Samuel’s place.  … Continue reading

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E35: One Tough Trek

On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov 14th, I hit the highway straight after work.  It was the last weekend in my 30’s and I was off to tackle Oman’s E35 trekking route, a two-day hike traversing the Eastern Hajar Mountains.  … Continue reading

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Jack and Zack in Oman and the UAE

Late last year, my friend Zack mentioned an interest in visiting the Middle East with his son in the Spring.  After a little planning, Zack and his oldest son, Jack, were scheduled to spend 6 nights in Oman and the … Continue reading

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Wadi Mistall Solo Hike

The Jeep was already packed when the whistle blew at quitting time on Thursday, October 25th.  I was off for my first solo trek in the Hajar Mountains, Oman.  I crossed the Khatim al Shikla Border Post with relative ease … Continue reading

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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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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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