Gulf of Oman (03:09)
Oman is to the southeast of Saudi Arabia and has an extensive coastline. A mountain range separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman. Dolphins lead fisherman to schools of fish.
Omani Sailing (05:57)
The Omani are known for sailing and navigational skills. Sailing is a popular sport with numerous schools throughout the country. Oman Sail works to achieve gender equality in sailing.
Bahla and Nizwa (06:29)
Bahla is known for horse races with members of the royal Calvary. Nizwa is known for silver goods, especially ceremonial curved daggers. Nizwa has a livestock market that follows strict traditions.
Hasa, Musandam (04:08)
The fishing village is located on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. The number of dolphins in the region is shrinking; Hasim and his granddaughters search for the mammals.
Omani Frankincense (02:01)
Frankincense trees to grow in Omani's unique climate. Shopkeepers sell numerous frankincense products in the Salala markets.
Barka, Oman (03:01)
Bullfighting is common in the city. Breeders and spectators travel to attend weekly tournaments.
Muscat, Oman (08:37)
The capital city is home to one of the largest mosques in the world. Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said is a liberal Middle Eastern leader, who keeps Oman out of religious conflicts and provides opportunities for women.
Hasik, Oman (04:33)
Sustainable tourism is a focus for the Sultanate. Hasik is a coastal village in southern Oman. A cooperative assists local women, who collect and sell mussels.
Omani Traditions (04:39)
Wadis on the coastline invite people to swim. Hamid enjoys the desert in the morning; coffee and dates is an important custom. The Bedouin people were once fully nomadic, but many have settled in Omani villages and cities.
Misfat Al Abriyeen (02:59)
The village in the mountains is approximately 3,000 feet above sea level. An ancient irrigation system provides water to the village.
Omani Desert (04:55)
A Bedouin family turned their property into a camp for tourists in the desert. The family has camels though they do not fulfill the role they once did.
Credits: Once upon a time...Fairy Tale Oman (00:21)
Credits: Once upon a time...Fairy Tale Oman
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