Tag Archives: Oman

This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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Mating Octopus at China Wreck

A couple of weeks ago, while diving on China Wreck, my buddy and I came across a pair of mating octopus. Luckily, we saw them just before they ‘hooked up’, and since they weren’t shy, we managed to watch them … Continue reading

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How to get an Omani driver’s license

Step 1: Move to Oman for work. Step 2: After having your tourist visa extended, take an all-expenses paid to Dubai so that you can (finally) be issued your work visa two months after you first arrive in the Middle … Continue reading

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Finding my local

Since arriving in Oman over four months ago, I’ve been struggling to find my place in the local community.  I mentioned this in my post the week before last: Musings from Salalah.  Usually when I travel and live places for … Continue reading

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Diving the Aquarium

Aquarium is one of my favourite dive sites in Mirbat, and one we don’t often get to dive. I managed to take one diver there on Jan 21, 2014, and as he was bringing his camera I took mine as … Continue reading

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Musings from Salalah

I’ve been in Oman for four months today, and they have been a real roller coaster.  I have have met some truly incredible people, made some wonderful friends, and had some fantastic experiences while I’ve been here, but I still … Continue reading

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Videos from Oman

Just a couple of videos from the last two months in Oman. Mating cuttlefish pair at China Wreck, near Mirbat: And some jumping devil rays from a dolphin watching trip near Salalah:

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