Category: Oman

Oman …..Bridging the Gap

In 1959 WENDALL PHILLIPS  in his book UNKNOWN OMAN had written ‘In terms of personality, of economics, of politics and of civics, there are no women in Oman; women exist in numbers always greater than men, but their existence is domestic and servile only.’ Again he says:’It has been truly said that the respect in…

GOA – is more than beach

A Portuguese mansion The Portuguese in their discovery phase, looking for spices and trade, sailed into Goa in western India in 1510 and stayed put for more than 450 years till they relinquished the territory to India in 1961.  The  occupancy left its mark in 17th-century churches and palatial Portuguese homes straddling the rural and urban…