Photos of Oman

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Another late addition...because I enjoyed fillyfoo's Oman blog which includes a picture almost identical!
Another late addition...because …
Mark on dhow, docked at Telegraph Island
Mark on dhow, docked at Telegrap…
Impressive fjords
Impressive fjords
Shorelines along Musandam...
Shorelines along Musandam...
On the dhow with Mohammed...and please note he is steering with his foot!
On the dhow with Mohammed...and …
Nakhl Fort
Nakhl Fort
John, Mark and Naseeb, exultant to have survived the 'cave of no return' at Snake Canyon!  You can see the clog of logs in the mouth of the cave.
John, Mark and Naseeb, exultant …
Muscat Photo
Geronimo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!!!!
Geronimo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!!!!
On top of old jebel....

Thank you, Naseeb!
On top of old jebel.... Thank…
The world's largest chandelier in the towering central dome of the Main Prayer Hall of the Grand Mosque in Muscat
The world's largest chandelier i…
Mihrab in the Main Prayer Hall - this is a niche indicating the qibla, or wall facing Mecca (the wall to be faced during prayers)
Mihrab in the Main Prayer Hall -…
The Grand Mosque in Muscat is truly inspiring.
The Grand Mosque in Muscat is tr…
A playfurl dolphin swimming alongside the dhow
A playfurl dolphin swimming alon…
Welcome!
Welcome!
It isn't often you experience the beauty that is revealed at Snake Gorge (Mark Kirchner photograph, all copyrights reserved)
It isn't often you experience th…
Massive Persian carpet in the Main Prayer Hall - the result of 600 women toiling four years!
Massive Persian carpet in the Ma…
Nakhl, my very first Omani fort!
Nakhl, my very first Omani fort!
The Grand Mosque in Muscat!
The Grand Mosque in Muscat!
Looking straight up in a narrow stretch of Snake Canyon
Looking straight up in a narrow …
Souk
Souk
Vance contemplates how the heck he's gonna scoot down...
(Mark Kirchner photograph, all copyrights reserved)
Vance contemplates how the heck …
Bimmah sinkhole
Bimmah sinkhole
this was so amazing!
this was so amazing!
Grand Mosque
Grand Mosque
Peering out over the oasis at Nakhl Fort
Peering out over the oasis at Na…
Muscat Photo
Souk
Souk
Souk
Souk
Our dhow explored very little...there were a great many enticing diversions.
Our dhow explored very little...…
the world's largest chandelier, weighing 8 tons and made of swarovski crystal
the world's largest chandelier, …
Mark witnesses the utter desolation that is Musandam
Mark witnesses the utter desolat…
Which way is Mecca?  Our hotel room in Oman had a sticker guiding which direction to face during prayer.
Which way is Mecca? Our hotel r…
It wasn't so bad...c'mon down, no rope required!
It wasn't so bad...c'mon down, n…
Grand Mosque
Grand Mosque
Vance and Naseeb 'flying' down the Gorge...it was quite slippery here!  (Mark Kirchner photograph, all copyrights reserved)
Vance and Naseeb 'flying' down t…
Souk
Souk
Basa Beach Oman...where the locals spend their afternoons...kids in tow, they will pitch their tents and just enjoy what the sea has to offer
Basa Beach Oman...where the loca…
Souk
Souk
Approaching Telegraph Island
Approaching Telegraph Island
Muscat Photo
There are a few tight squeezes descending Snake Gorge (Mark Kirchner photograph, all copyrights reserved)
There are a few tight squeezes d…
Nakhl Hot Springs
Nakhl Hot Springs
Jump or climb down?  A frequent question when descending Snake Canyon
Jump or climb down? A frequent …
Out of the cave and my camera still works --- it took a licking and kept on clicking!  (John Keener photograph, all copyrights reserved)
Out of the cave and my camera st…
John's sneakers!  You need to remove shoes before entering buildings at the Grand Mosque and this was how we tracked John down when he went missing...
John's sneakers! You need to re…
Still life with Nakhl Fort....
Still life with Nakhl Fort....
Relaxing outside the Main Prayer Hall.
Relaxing outside the Main Prayer…