Back in 2011 we took an exciting and rather terrifying road trip through Oman. On a day when we would drive 800kms, one of our tires blew out in the middle of the night. After the police came (it took about 2 hours) and aided us with a recovery vehicle … more »
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Crossing from the UAE to Oman you wouldn’t think these neighbouring countries would be so different.
From a deserted northern area to the fresh greenery of Salalah in the south, let’s ride around Oman together!
Some years ago, we did a road trip in Oman. Actually, that was our very first trip abroad together and you can watch a video of those adventures here. We took a 4×4 and decided to make the roads and off-roads of this Middle Eastern country our own. Apart from … more »
Read The day we drove 1000+ Kms, part 1/2 HERE. Once in Salalah, our plans boiled down to something as simple as enjoying the greenery. This might sound silly if you live in the countryside or even in a city where there are trees and gardens all around. As … more »
Back in July 2011, we decided to take a trip through Oman. It was 50 degrees in Dubai and we wanted to escape the heat somehow. The only place where this was possible was Salalah in the South East of Oman. Since Avinash, one of my best friends, had grown … more »
Road tripping around Oman a couple of years ago, we went off road to the top of a mountain were we came across the people of a tiny village. These place had about 4 or 5 houses almost at the edge of a cliff that led to a canyon where … more »
Salalah, in Oman, is a land different from anywhere else I’ve been in the Middle East. Lush green fields, clouds moving through the streets and a temperature that is so refreshing! We were there in July 2011 and managed to escape from the 50 degree heat into wonderful 24 degree … more »
We were going 160 on the highway from Muscat to Salalah. The temperature outside was around 50 degrees celsius (122 degrees F)! There was nothing but black desert all around, and then, one of our tires blew out. The closest petrol station was 300kms away on both sides and there … more »
While living in Dubai, we decided to escape the unbearable heat for a long weekend and road tripped all the way to Salalah, in the South of Oman. To enjoy the rain and greenery of this region, we ended up living a series of adventures on the road, including midnight … more »
It’s strange that living in the Arabian Desert in Dubai, you never come across that many camels. However, the scenery changes quite dramatically in Salalah, Oman. Driving down the street you will often find camels ambling up to you in large numbers. It’s truly a glorious moment to partake in … more »