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News Oman » Musandam: Six Senses Zighy Bay offers many activities

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Discover the unbeaten track and wild nature of Oman’s jewel, Zighy Bay. From the rugged mountains of Al Hajar, the calm azure waters of the Musandam fjords to the scenic descent on to the mile-long white sandy beach, Six Senses Zighy Bay is the ideal ...

News Oman » Musandam: Oman- National Museum gets explorer's dagger for Empty Quarter Crossing Exhibition

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Over a period of 55 days in 2001, he kayaked the entire 1,700km coastline of Oman, from Musandam to Yemen. In 2004, he set up the University of the Desert, which is Oman's gift to Unesco, using the power of the desert environment to foster intercultural ...

News Oman » Musandam: Expat population shrinks in Oman

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The expatriate population in Oman declined in eight out of 11 governorates during ... Declines were also recorded in the governorates of Al Batinah South, Al Buraymi, Musandam, Sharqiyah South, Sharqiyah North and Al Wusta. The governorates of Ad ...

News Oman » Musandam: Breaking Travel News investigates: A new era for Oman Air

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Oman Air flights currently touching down in Muscat are forced ... as well as existing tourist spots, such as the Musandam Peninsula in the north; the Frankincense Trail in Salalah; and old cultural areas throughout the capital, Muscat.

News Oman » Musandam: Oman for all seasons: High peaks and soft beaches at Zighy Bay - a real winter warmer

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Publication date: uesday 29 January 2013

The moon has risen, and we can make out the two-mile shoreline of private sandy beach below and the muted lights of our destination, the Six Senses Zighy Bay resort on Oman’s Musandam peninsula. What an introduction. And If you arrive in daylight ...

News Oman » Musandam: Sailing in the desert: exploring Oman’s fjords by dhow

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

But what a sea! We had stopped off in Khor Habaleen, one of the “fjords” of the Musandam peninsula, a little exclave of Oman surrounded on land by the United Arab Emirates. Despite the harsh sandy backdrop of the mountains, we might have been on the ...

News Oman » Musandam: Oman Oil inaugurates Musandam gas and power plants

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Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

Oman Oil Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOCEP) and Oman Gas Company on Monday inaugurated the Musandam gas plant and Musandam Power Company’s power plant in the wilayat of Bukha in Musandam governorate.

News Oman » Musandam: Deals inked for Oman's 120MW Musandam power plant

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Publication date: uesday 11 August 2015

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News Oman » Musandam: Oman-Iran plan causeway over Hormuz

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Publication date: hursday 06 March 2014

The 39 kilometre-wide strait of Hormuz lies between Oman’s Musandam exclave and southern Iran. The Musandam peninsula is not contiguous with mainland Oman, and is surrounded by UAE territory. Road access to mainland Oman passes through UAE territory ...

News Oman » Musandam: Oman’s sleepy Musandam Peninsula

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Publication date: onday 30 April 2012

As the little boat drifted perilously close to jagged rocks, I gaped upwards, lost in wonder at the scale of the honey-coloured cliffs that rose from nothing and soared to loom more than 200 metres above my head. Gulls circled, arcing out over the sea and ...