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A Taste Of Oman


All of that dust is a camel race.



-- Edited by The Belmont Bear on Monday 9th of April 2018 04:51:25 PM



-- Edited by The Belmont Bear on Monday 9th of April 2018 04:56:53 PM

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Thank you have really enjoyed all your photos.  Had a giggle about the camels in the back of the truck.

 

Lynda



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Thanks Lynda I am glad that someone enjoyed them, maybe my photos are not as high a quality as those posted on here especially DD but at least it should give people some idea of what Oman is like. We met these locals at a bar in a resort near Muscat apparently they had gone a long time without a drink and wanted to make up for it biggrinbiggrinbiggrin

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-- Edited by The Belmont Bear on Tuesday 10th of April 2018 09:16:55 AM



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Thanks BB - a glimpse of another way of life.

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Ha ha.

 

Lynda



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Thanks BB. Enjoyed them.

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Jack Cherie and the four legged kids



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Like the photos thanks BB. Seems it is very dry and dusty and that people there seem either quite poor or quite wealthy.

To live there for a while, quite an experience.

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Yes Joe I have been lucky enough to spend time living and working in a number of countries in different parts of the world during my working career and each one of them has been a positive life experience. As most people on here who spend time travelling would know it is one thing to visit places as a tourist but you don't really get to know people until you have actually lived with them for awhile. In terms of wealth Omanis are pretty well off with low unemployment and good salaries, not the same can be said for the workers that they bring in to do the lower paid labour intensive tasks such as those from India, Pakistan Bangladesh,Philipines and Thailand. The houses are big because they usually have extended families living on each floor all self contained with their own facilities. Some people also choose to live in the mountains in traditional villages maybe work in the city all week and go back home on the weekend. There are also the nomadic Bedouins who live in little desert camps with a few camels and goats and thats exactly how they like it. My favourite is the photo of the dust devil that looks a bit like a genie........

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Thank you for sharing your photos, amazing country.



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Hi BB.   Did you go to the Worlds' oldest Souk in Muskat ?  I'd love to have been able to spend more time there,  but you only get a certain amount of

time in port on Cruise Ships. 



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