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  • Jebal Akhdar, al Ayn
    Oman Sights

    Jebal Akhdar

    Jebal Akhdar (الجبل الأخضر) is a beautiful mountain in the Al Hajar Mountains of Oman, and literally means Green Mountain in English. However, Jebal Akhdar isn’t just a cute name intended to attract visitors…

    December 20, 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
  • inReach SE Review
    Driving Hiking Off-Road

    Delorme InReach SE Review

    The Delorme inReach SE is a tool I use to stay safe while exploring the backroads of Oman that are beyond the route. The sultanate is so sparsely populated that off-road destinations have limited or no cell phone coverage,…

    May 13, 2016