Sultanate of Oman – A Flashback

Certain cities/countries grow into you and for me it is Oman…the land of golden sands, wadis and for adventures unknown. 18 years is a long time to forget and move on but it seems only yesterday we were readying for the epic flight to Muscat, the capital of Sultanate of Oman. (1995 -2000) Nizwa….a rooftop view…

Accidental Expat -2 Hong Kong

‘…. travel is, deep down, about the real confirmation of very unreal dreams (PICO IYER…’CAN A TRIP EVER BE AUTHENTIC’) 2000-2008…a period of hibernation, of re-locations from Muscat to New Delhi to Gurgaon, Haryana. Property boom and strong industrial base had transformed Gurgaon, a sleepy village with affiliations to Mahabharata (one of the religious tomes of India),…

Tangible Memories

This post is in response to IndiBlogger contest titled Beauty has an Address based on Oman. We lived in Muscat, Oman from October 1995 to November 2000 and the five years was an introduction to a culturally and typographically vibrant and irresistible. Our entry into Muscat, the capital of Sultanate of Oman, had coincided with…