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Dates in Oman

15/11/2016 13:50

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

A flourishing date trade and leaves perfect for weaving mean date palms rise above all other crops in Oman.

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Omani crafts

15/11/2016 12:58

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

With artisinal skills handed down from generation to generation, Oman is a treasure trove for handmade crafts.

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Oman’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

15/11/2016 12:13

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

With infrastructure and trade routes dating back thousands of years, it comes as no surprise that Oman has claimed four inscriptions on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Omani cuisine

27/08/2014 14:04

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

Diana Darke gives a window into Oman's rich cuisine

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Oman’s silver

27/08/2014 13:57

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

This precious metal has been a part of Oman's heritage for many years.

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Women in Omani society

27/08/2014 13:51

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

Since Sultan Qaboos came to power in 1970 women’s status in the Sultanate has been transformed. Diana Darke tells us how it has changed.

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Birdwatching in Oman

27/08/2014 12:56

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

Sitting at the crossroads of three continents, Oman is well placed along bird migratory routes, making it an excellent location for seeing transitory species as well as interesting resident and wintering birds.

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Camel breeding and racing

27/08/2014 12:39

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The Bedouin lifestyle

10/03/2014 15:11

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

With only camels, goats and leather bags to call their own, the Bedouin lifestyle is one of the harshest in the world.

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Abandoned villages

10/03/2014 15:07

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

As Oman aligns itself with the 21st century, the problem becomes what to do with those villages that get left behind. 

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