About 1 hour away from Salalah there is a beautiful cliff and beach (Efftalqut). A short, but requiring 4×4, drive from the beach you can spot an abandoned ship. Quite a surreal view.
Dimaniyat Islands, Oman – Camping, snorkeling… turtles and sea life
Pros: fantastic hiking, probably the most picturesque valleys in the world, spectacular waterfalls, Half Dome, el Capitan Cons: too many people during weekends
Pros: fantastic hiking (e.g. Long Peak-Keyhole Route, which is more like a climb; Bear Lake), wildlife, the park is amazing any time of the year Cons: need to adjust to high altitude, be careful with the changing weather conditions The Rocky Pledge (source) “To preserve unimpaired for this and future generations the beauty, history, and wildness therein, I pledge to protect Rocky Mountain National Park.” To prevent fire scars and human-caused fires, I… Read More
Zion National Park is one of a handful of parks that I must see again, one day.
Wadi Darbat is a beautiful scenic spot in Dhofar, Oman for all nature lovers worth visiting especially during the Khareef (monsoon) season.
Pros: opportunities to spot amazing wildlife, each island is different, lots of hiking options Cons: need islands’ flora to regenerate to pre-industrial age as virtually no trees anymore
One of the top highlights you can enjoy in Bahrain. Citing Wikipedia – “The Qal’at al-Bahrain, also known as the Bahrain Fort or Portuguese Fort.