Oman is one of the most beautiful regions in our part of the Middle East. From sparkling jade waters harboring playful dolphins, to plush fruit and vegetable orchards on terraced farms, to imposing rocky mountains millions of years old sheltering hidden valleys…
Continuing on from part 1 of this series which you can read about here.
Waking up in the mountains
Did I mention I have a weakness for sunrises? The next morning I was up early to catch the sunrise on the ridge of the mountains (And yes, I nearly lost feeling in my fingers because of the cold). While the rest of my party slumbered on I grabbed the camera and headed out for some commune-with-nature time.
This year’s newly instituted Martyr’s Day and the UAE National Day holidays meant an extended weekend for most UAE employees. Naturally that meant our bags were packed and we were ready to set off on an adventure. This time in the beautiful country of Oman.