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  • Muscat - SalalahWe wake up to a delicately muted sunrise over suburban Muscat, as seen here from our balcony. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_Sunrise_ov..r_Balc Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Feb 20, 2018
  • Wahiba Sands - Ibra - Jebel Akhdar - NizwaAs we leave the desert this morning, we see more Bedouins with their camels making their way across the desert. Like we did on the way into the desert, we stop at the small town of Bidiyah, this time to Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Feb 17, 2018
  • Out and about===Visiting libraries=== [center] Khalifa Park - view towards the library from the gate[/center] As a change from meetings, today started for me and one of my colleagues with Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Mar 28, 2018
  • More work – and play!Another morning of meetings about the library service, in the same room as yesterday - and with a short time to wait before our first meeting started I seized the opportunity to take some more photos of the view. Opposite Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Mar 27, 2018
  • Exploring the cityI slept well in my very comfortable bed but woke quite early (especially considering the four hour time difference) to see that I was up in the clouds - literally. Low early morning mists were drifting around and partly obscuring Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Mar 25, 2018
  • Kuala LumpurThe overnight flight to Kuala Lumpur was surprisingly restful and arriving into a much warmer climate with blue skies (despite the bad weather forecast) perked us up too. We stopped briefly in the airport for a drink and snack, as Posted by amysblog in 12 Months in China | Feb 1, 2018
  • IN THE GODS' OWN COUNTRY[center][/center] ===[b]Until recently, I had blithely assumed that Islam entered the Indian subcontinent from its northwest fringes – from Afghanistan and elsew Posted by ADAMYAMEY in COCHIN - Jewel of the Malabar Coast | Dec 6, 2017
  • DelhiAfter a great night's sleep, we are ready to take on Delhi. Maybe. ===Jama Masjid=== Officially known as Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (World-reflecting Mosque), this is one of Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Oct 28, 2017
  • MelakaWoke up extremely early to make it to my bus with enough time in case I got lost, and ended up waking to the MRT station before the sun even came up! Got to the bus stop pretty easily and Posted by bsantos1991 in Southeast Asia 2017 | Oct 7, 2017
  • We're in MOROCCO!After a relatively uneventful flight from Montreal, Maxine & I arrived just after 7am in Casablanca. Getting off the plane was painless however getting through Customs was not. Long line, early morning and only 4 agents open. Got luggage, got Posted by otisandma in I Wasn't Expecting THAT! | Sep 17, 2017
  • Grand Comore Island TourAfter a good night’s sleep, I feel ready to take on Comoros: today we have a tour around the main island, Grand Comore. ===Breakfast=== But first, time to fill our bellies. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_FB20CCBEFAE8C Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Aug 18, 2017
  • Dar es Salaam - Moroni (Comoros)Much as I love Tanzania, this trip is something totally different. Today we are continuing to the small island nation of Comoros. “Comoros? Where’s that?” has been the common refrain when I tell people where I am going. [img=https://photos.travell Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Aug 17, 2017
  • In Paradise===Another national park to explore=== Looking towards the mountain [float=right] Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's travels | Aug 7, 2017
  • A MOSQUE AND A RESTAURANT, BOTH TURKISH[b]I have visited Kingsland Road so many times, but never ventured east of it along Shacklewell Lane until today. This time, the bus from Newington Green, a route we had not used previously, deposited us outside the UK Turkish Islamic Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Aug 5, 2017
  • A -stan within RussiaWhen we woke up on our train from Yekaterinburg to Kazan, we had already covered most of the way to our destination. We had left Asia behind and were now solidly in Europe. And we had covered two time zones Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Jul 10, 2017
  • Casually gatecrashing a wedding After a relatively quick drive of just 5 hours from Bukhara, where we debated what is and what is not a country for a "visited countries" list, we arrived in the historic Silk Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Sep 29, 2016
  • "John, it's your wife again!" After a long 8 hour drive from Khiva eventually we arrived in the centre of Bukhara in the evening. Quickly dropping our bits off at the hotel, we headed to the restaurant for a meal consi Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Sep 28, 2016
  • Cute Khiva Waking up after a night's sleep in an actual bed for the first time in four days was a really refreshing experience. After grabbing breakfast, the group (including our last companion who ha Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Sep 27, 2016
  • A night at the Door to Hell Waking up in the mountains we made our way back by minibus to Ashgabat. We first stopped off at the Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Mosque, located in Gypjak, just outside the capital. This impressive Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Sep 25, 2016
  • Political Cyprus Although the first day going to Kourion was busy, it was the second day that was the real exploration day of the holiday. Setting my alarm for 6:20am (despite it being a holiday) I got u Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Nov 15, 2015
  • Rick's TownTime to move on toward Casablanca which made famous the movie of the same name.. and from where I chose some of the titles for this Morocco blog. The city tour takes us to the famous Mohammad V Square Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Apr 15, 2017
  • "Louie, I think this....Refreshed from a good nights sleep we have a city tour of the exotic city of Marrakesh today also known as the "City of Ochre". The most obvious landmark is the 12th c Koutoubia Mosque. We visit the Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Apr 11, 2017
  • Manic traffic, atrocious pollution, endlessly captivating Delhi traffic By any measure Delhi is an assault on the senses. The sound of car horns and auto-rickshaw bells fill the air; these vehicles weave endlessly in a man Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 17, 2015
  • Mosques, museums and towersWe walked toward the National Mosque and the Islamic Arts and Culture Museum. The museum, which we didn't know much about before visiting, had an impressive collection of intricate dioramas of mosques from around the world, including the Middle East, Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Oct 19, 2016
  • Cairo - Sana'a - Seyun Emad is true to his promise and is waiting for us in the Arrivals Hall at Sana’a airport, whisking us off to the hotel for a quick shower and change before rushing us back to the airport for our short Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Dec 24, 2007
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