A VISIT TO OMAN
Fort overlooking the Palace in Old Muscat
Fisherman mending nets on the beach
Al Bustan Palace Hotel, one of the world's top five hotels.
Hospitality in the lobby of Al Bustan
Grand lobby of the Al Bustan Palace Hotel
View from a fort at the edge of the harbor
View of Mutrah harbor from the fort tower
Rugged mountains, lush valley
Another fort overlooking Mutrah harbor
Typical curio shop in the Mutrah Souk
Note the Khanjar's (traditional knives)
on the left. People still wear them here.
The handles are often made of Rhino horn.
Oman is a tolerant society, allowing both
pork and alcohol for non-Muslims.
A mansion on a hill we noticed!
Another mansion not on a hill!
Beautiful, clean, public beaches!
Our next door neighbor in Oman
One of the fine dining places we visited at the Hyatt!
Our hotel in Oman
A reconstruction of old, pre-oil Oman
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