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As I said in an earlier post, today we’ve been in Muscat, Oman. We’ve actually docked in the port area of Moutra – I think that’s how it’s spelt (it seems to vary). This is a classic bay with a dock area at one end, shops, mosques and a Souk around the centre of the […]

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Muscat

Today we’re in Muscat, and as is my habit I’ll be going ashore on my own. This is another country (Oman) so of course there is another currency to deal with (Omani Riyals) and this presents some additional hassle. Horizon is advertising the US$ as the currency, but the port presenter said that while some […]

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…. which is in Bahrain, before you ask! And Bahrain is of course a different country from the UAE; it’s the Kingdom of Bahrain and it has its own currency, etc. We docked at Khalifa port at just before 9 o’clock. As before I didn’t have an excursion booked, I just went ashore using the […]

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