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Working on the ONTC Bus on Our Way to Muscat

We are generally fans of getting out there and trying to experience as much of the local environment as possible. When I first discovered that I would be traveling to Dubai, UAE for work, I hit on the idea of also going to Muscat, Oman. My graduate school hosted many Omani exchange students. I have

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The Forts of Muscat


We got up late and had breakfast in the Club Lounge at the Grand Hyatt Muscat hotel. We took a cab to the Muttrah Souq. The previous day, the Muttrah was quiet and relaxed. Today, the Muttrah Souq was packed with European tourists, mostly Russians and Germans, on a Middle Eastern cruise. We went from

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Muscat, Oman

The Chandelier of the Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman

We got up and had breakfast in the Club Lounge at the Grand Hyatt Muscat hotel. The Club breakfast was nice and included fresh fruits, yogurt and coffee. Through our hotel, we booked a four hour tour of the Muscat city. Our guide, Saif, took us out to the Grand Mosque first thing in the

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Oman! Oh, man. It is wonderful! We left the Grand Hyatt Dubai* early in the morning and took a taxi to the middle of nowhere…which doubles as the local bus station. There’s really no station, the buses stop by the side of the road. We took the ONTC bus from Dubai. The buses featured on

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