Muscat MetropolitanMarch 12 in Oman ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C
Old Muscat was nicely protected and easy to walk about but a little too provincial for some, or maybe the lack of building space dictated the location for modern Muscat a few kilometres Westwards between Ruwi and the airport.
Of course, this has made attack easy and the invasive species can be seen propogating themselves all along the coast: KFC, Burger King, Macdonalds, Starbucks, Pizza Hut and so on.
I walked along Qurm beach which is supposed to be the in-place for ex-pat bathing, at least during the Summer, but was not particularly impressive. I've seen better even in Spain! A couple were watching their fully clothed girls splashing in the water.
The pictures of the new town are taken across the one remaining natural mangrove park.Read more