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Old 10-19-2012, 04:44 AM   #4
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Location: Muscat, Oman
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Originally Posted by RTLover View Post
Too bad.

We were in Oman two winters ago. No bike but I rented a 4x4 and did some mild off-road into wadis and on the dunes for a week. Oman is a sleeper. Stable, modern, people are really friendly, English is widely spoken, as I assume you know well. We were bumping along a mostly dry river bed one day when we came upon about ten locals in two vehicles. They were just finishing a picnic and waved us over and offered us some kebabs and a bit of pleasantries in English. One of those countries you don't hear about, which for me makes it a favored destination.
no doubt, its a great place to get lost in. wouldve liked to get a better response from people to setup a annual cross desert tour, but hey ho.

Got stuck in the desert with a blown radiator and 5 locals came up to us with a whole repair kit and said they can help if we stay for lunch...brilliant
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