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Slideshow - best photos of the Sultanate of Oman.

After 14 days of travel (photo tour) on the fabulously beautiful country of Oman, a collection of photos, which pleased to invite you to browse.


Sultanate of Oman. Slideshow - best photo of Oman. Professional photographer Yuri Afanasiev.

 Brief description of the route travels in Oman.

  • Time the visit to Oman, in December 2000 for 14 days
  • Flight Moscow - Dubai - Muscat. JPS coordinates airport Muscat N 23 35.212 'E 058 17.429'
  • Accommodation in Muscat - Hotel Radisson Sas, in a new city with a view of the mosque. Stop in Muscat for 4 nights. See and do nearby, surveying the architecture of Muscat, Sultan's Palace, shooting the old town of zakte. Beaches in the vicinity of the city of Muscat.
  • Two nights on the beach (tent + car). Shooting sunrises and sunsets on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Day trip to Wadi (river in the Canyon). JPS coordinates N 22 58.655 E 059 09.78 motion from Muscat to Sur.
  • Sur. Stop for one night Sur beach hotel. Shooting of the port, with a panoramic view of the lighthouse. Beach of pink seashells. Sunrises and sunsets. Shooting near beaches
  • Overnight at the oceanfront near the nature reserve of Ras al-Hadd (the beach where large sea turtles lay their eggs) at dawn, shooting the beach and shooting Toyota Land Cruiser against the backdrop of stunning beauty of sandstone. Continuation of the survey vehicle Land Cruiser in the picturesque and rare landscape. The most eastern point of our photo tour along the shore JPS coordinates N 21 59.568 E 059 38.600
  • Arrival in the desert. Shooting Toyota Land Cruiser on the background of red sands. Overnight in the gorge in the car.
  • Dawn, surveying the mountains of copper, rare, beautiful landscapes. Movement in the town of Nizwa. On the way landscape photography + photography Toyota Land Cruiser. Overnight Nizwa - Nizwa hotel (2 nights in hotel)
  • Inspection and surveying Nizwa Fort and the surrounding area (valley, the old deserted city, in search of treasure")
  • Two days and one night in the mountains of Al Jabal al Akdar. Shooting in the mountains, sunrises and sunsets. Shooting of mountain landscapes. Shooting Toyota Land Cruiser on the background of mountains and canyons.
  • Return to Muscat in the last day went to the favorite beach, was filming the weather, but the film ended (camera Asahi Pentax 67II) and had to just relax and enjoy the beautiful coastline and stunning views Ocean.

Outcome: Oman is a country in which I would return again. If you will be able to be happy to have made photographing 10 years later. Photos intend to use for the album, which is preparing for the Middle East (Middle East)

Sultanate of Oman. Jeep Safari - Toyota Land Cruiser (Toyota Land Cruiser), beach of Ras al-Hadd.Sultanate of Oman. Purple sunset, beach Idian Ocean. Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa, the fort in the old town

Help Country: Sultanate of Oman, located on the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. The political system - a constitutional monarchy. Head of State - Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said, who is prime minister, defense minister, foreign minister and finance minister. Language in Oman - Arabic and English.

In the north, bordered by Oman Gulf of Oman. The east and south by the Indian Ocean. More than 2 thousand km. coastline - all this, in contrast to the surrounding countries of the Arabian Peninsula, full of life and picturesque scenery. The coastal waters are rich in marine fauna, and the south coast has a few hundred kilometers of beautiful sandy beaches, well-known outside the country.

The spectacular landscape of Oman is distinguished from other Gulf countries. Golden Sands Wahibah, Jabal Schams and the Grand Canyon (Rising more than 3,000 meters, Jabal Schams in translation "Mountain of the Sun" is the highest in Oman.) Oasis, immersed in the greenery of palm trees, majestic mountains with picturesque deep gorges.

Sultanate of Oman - a remarkably picturesque country with extremely friendly and hospitable people, the most modern infrastructure and the highest level of service in hotels. Oman has become a modern state with excellent road, ultra-modern buildings, luxurious hotels. Omanis are still able to maintain a balance between past and future.

The capital of Oman, Muscat. Muscat was one of the most beautiful cities in the Arab world. Castles, palaces, beaches, luxury hotels.
Nizwa was the capital of Oman in 6-7 centuries. AD Nizwa is famous for was constructed in 1668 the castle (fort).
Sur is the principal seaside town of the eastern region, the fishing village and trading port at the same time. Near Tire, conservation area of Ras al-Hadd, here is the largest in the world population Loggerhedskih turtles.

Photos of Oman, you can see in the picture OMAN>>>


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