The Land of Frankincense

Frankincense is closely associated with the history of Oman. So much so that the place was known as Land of Frankincense and there are plenty of evidences available to support this nomenclature. The frankincense trees of Wadi Dawkah and the remains of the caravan oasis of Shisr/Ubar and the affiliated ports of Khor Rori and […]

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The Desert Rub’ al Khali

The Desert Rub’ al Khali   The closest desert to Salalah, which is the largest sand desert in the world, is called Rub’ al Khali which means “Empty Quarter”. The desert covers around 650,000 square kilometers (250,000 square miles) including parts of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Oman. The terrain is covered with […]

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