We berthed in Port Qaboos, we went ashore, met up with Kim and John and took a taxi for a tour. Our first stop was the Grand Mosque which was a twenty minute drive from the port, our driver Mohammed, provided the four of us with the correct dresswear for entering the Mosque.
The mosque was quite spectacular
with a huge chandelier in the main prayer hall. We were then invited to share
Omanie coffee and dates before heading off to visit the local souk for a little
We then drove through the old town of Muscat before arriving at the Royal
palace. Our final stop was the old fish market on the port.
In the evening we had dinner in the Meridean restaurant where we sat with a
Johnny Vegas type who told us all about his hernia operation.
We then saw the
comic , Anthony Scott followed by the crew show.