|His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said. His Majesty gave a televised speech this week from Germany. I really like this photo with the contrasting colours, and HM is looking quite dapper as well.|
|Oman received 'snow' in the form of hail at the beginning of this week. Rain or snow is a rare happening in most parts of Oman. The snow graffiti says 'Qaboos'.|
|Secretary Kerry in the Muttrah souk in between negotiations with Iran. Oman Observer and Travels into Oman have more photos of his shopping exploits. My favourite tweet of the hour:|
@sheeraf US diplomats are resorting to genie lamps? RT @RZimmt: #JohnKerry buying a "Magic Lamp" yesterday in #Muscat, #Oman.
|Austrailian (long time resident of Oman) artist David Willis new exhibition,Traditional Oman, opened in Bait al Baranda on Nov 4. Oman has a fantastic maritime history; her coast extended down the shores of Africa. ASafeHarbour blog has lots of photos of the event and the art. .|
|I was looking for inflatable pools at LuLu's and noticed the pictures on the boxes all had been manually censored with a black marker. It must of taken them hours. Oman is a conservative society.|