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Sep 24, 2015 - Oh man, Oman!

Oh man, Oh man what a day. The day began with finding somewhere open for breakfast and then on to the camel market where bartering for camels, goats, and sheep are happening. The camels looked kind of sad being so skinny. Perhaps we arrived too late for the prime stock and only the unwanted ones were left. We were just as much of an attraction to the locals as the camels were to us. Al always loves it when he gets offered camels for his wife. The last time this happened was while travelling Egypt. I can't remember how many camels Al was...

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ASIS Abu Dhabi

Feb 5, 2005 - From Dubai to Oman ... then back to Dubai, then to Oman

'No this is not Omani immigration,' the young man at the roadside office announced, 'that's a few km further down the road. But has your passport been stamped for leaving the UAE?' 'No,' I replied, 'we haven't seen any place for that.' 'That's at the Hatta Fort Hotel,' he explained, 'you will have to go back to Hatta.' So we U-turned, drove back past the United Arab Emirates immigration arrivals office - which took a little explaining: no we weren't arriving in the UAE, we were trying to leave - and a few km back in Hatta found the hotel...

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Tony Wheeler in Oman



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