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  • How to Use GPX / KML Files
    Adventure Hiking Off-Road Travel

    How to Use GPX / KML Files

    One of the most frustrating things I find about traveling is navigating unfamiliar streets. A lot of the times it is fun getting lost and finding sights that you otherwise wouldn’t see. However, when you…

    September 15, 2016
  • Oman Oil, Fuel Price Rising in Oman
    Driving News Oman

    Fuel Price Rising in Oman

    Oil and fuel prices are rising in Oman, since January 2016. At the pump today, an Omani resident will notice up to a 50% increase in the price of petrol. So how come fuel…

    July 25, 2016
  • Jaylah Tower Tombs
    Culture Off-Road Oman Sights

    Jaylah Tower Tombs

    Dating back to the bronze age, the Jaylah Tower Tombs are not what you’d expect in such a desolate place like Salmah Plateau. “Discovered” in the early 90’s by archeologist Paul Alan Yule after seeing…

    June 21, 2016
  • Salmah Plateau, Oman
    Off-Road Oman Sights

    Salmah Plateau

    The Salmah Plateau is located in the Eastern Hajar mountains, and if you have been to the Western Hajar mountains you will notice a striking difference. Here the hills form a gentler landscape that is mostly…

    May 29, 2016
  • Sand Driving Tips
    Driving Off-Road Oman

    Top 13 Sand Driving Tips

    Sand driving isn’t as difficult as it looks or sounds. My top 13 tips below will set you up for a fun day out in the Wahiba dunes or elsewhere in Oman. As long…

    May 22, 2016