26 years ago (1995), my first Accidental Expat experience, with the accompanying ifs and buts, was no glossy, glamorous paradisal adventure. The reason, there was no invasive deluge of pictures / vlogs / blogs on WhatsApp, Instagram, Google (at least in India), Yelp, Tik-Tok etc…to hold my hand in the hit-and-run learning experiences in an… Continue reading Moving to another country without social media holding my hand.
Tag: Sultanate of Oman
Nizwa ..hidden mystique of antiquity
Places along with people remain etched in memory to resurface at opportune moments. Flipping through my Oman File, 1998 and hand written, I came across unused notes on Nizwa, the mountainous stronghold and heart of Oman. The notes had been for a feature on ‘Silver jewellery of Oman’ for Khaleej Times WEEKEND (weekly magazine) as… Continue reading Nizwa ..hidden mystique of antiquity
Oman – Adventures-Known
Certain cities/countries grow into you and for me it is Sultanate of Oman...the land of golden sands, wadis and for adventures unknown. 25 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) October… Continue reading Oman – Adventures-Known