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Highlights a i t of Ho
1 Haggling with Str rm

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carpet sellers of Musandam IRAN
Jebel Shams (p177) Peninsula
Bukha
on a precipice above Khasab
Al Darah/Tibat
Wadi Ghul. Sham Lima
2 Surveying the Ras Al Khaimah
OMAN
flat panorama of the
Batinah region from Dibba
the battlements of
Nakhal Fort (p184).
Dubai
3 Rambling around Fujairah
the battlements of Khatmat Milahah
Bahla Fort (p179),
THE GULF Hatta GULF OF OMAN
Shinas
a Unesco World Wajaja
Heritage Site.

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Sohar As Suwayq
ABU DHABI

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4 Putting Saham Batinah
Buraimi Coast
your driving and Al Ain

te
Damanayat
r
Wadi Al Khabura
navigational skills to
Al Jizzi n H
Islands
the test in the dunes Sawadi Barka
MUSCAT
of Sharqiya Sands UNITED Hafit
aj Seeb
ARAB
ar
Al Hazm Bandar Jissah
(p165). s
EMIRATES Yankul Wadi Nakhal Fort Yitti Bandar Khayran
Bidbid Al Seifa
5 Attending the Jebel Shams Ghul Rustaq Qurayat
Tropic of Cancer (3009m) Samail Mazara
night-time drama of Misfat Dibab
Bat
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Al Hamra Jebel Wadi Bimmah


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labour and delivery Ibri Tanuf Akhdar Tayein er Wadi Shab


Al Ayn Wadi n Tiwi
in Ras al Jinz (p157), Khabbah H
Bahla Fort Nizwa Birkat a Qalhat
a favourite turtle- Jabrin Al Mawz ja
Ibra Jaylah r s Sur Ayjah Ras
Al Hadd
nesting site. Adam Junction
Undem Al Qabil
6 Exploring arcated Al Mudaibi
Boundar
y Al Mintirib Al Kamil
subtropical Salalah Sinaw Ras
Fahud Wadi Bani Al Jinz
(p194), a region Khalid
famed for gold, Asselah
Ghaf Al Ashkarah
Woodland
Sharqiya
Umm 32 (Wahiba)
al-Samim Al Ghabah Sands
frankincense and The
myrrh. Empty
7 Going round the Quarter Mahout
Hijj Shana'a
bend on a dhow in a 31 Salt
nel
Musandam (p188) OMAN Flat Filim Hilf
inlet. Barr Al han
C Jebel Humr
Hickman rah Sur Masirah
8 Camping on a si
Masirah (p159) beach Wadi
Ma Island of
Al Wusta Shuhram Masirah
for the ultimate desert Wildlife Gulf of
island experience. Reserve Masirah
Hayma
9 Bargaining for SAUDI
copper pots and gold ARABIA Duqm
Muqshin
bangles in Muscat’s
labyrinthine Mutrah Ghaftain
Souq (p127).
a Splashing through Muntasar
Qitbit Ras Madrakah
the pools of Wadi
Shab (p154) to the 31
Al Kahil
tune of croaking
Dawkah
toads.
Al Hashman Suqrah
Bay
Shisr Ubar

Shwaymiyah
ARABIAN
Thumrait Al Halanyat Bay SEA
Mazyunah DHOFAR Wadi Al Halanyat
Hasik
Dharbat Jebel Islands
Job's Tomb Khor Rouri Samhan
Salalah
YEMEN Taqah
Jebel Al Q a m a r Mirbat
Raysut
Mughsail
Sarfait

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