Sultanate Sublime

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February 28th, 2011

THE WOODEN DHOW glides silently through the Gulf of Oman, hugging the coast just close enough for a full screen view of the Hajar Mountains, some of which soar to nearly 2,000 metres, rising straight out of the sea. We lounge lazily on the rectangular red-white-and-black embroidered cushions arranged Majlis-style along the boat’s exposed flatbed [...]

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