The Gourmet Camper

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A classic hiking trail in Jebel Shams.

Pros: ancient history and archaeological sites, beautiful colors in the autumn Cons: small park

In August 2019, we went to Salalah to experience the famous Khareef season. It lasts for about 3 months. In the coastal part of Dhofar, the weather changes to a constant drizzle that allows wadis to fill up, waterfalls to flow, and all the seasonal flora to go green. Check out the video from our landing approach to Salalah airport. An annual Khareef festival is organised in Salalah to celebrate the monsoon… Read More

Pros: Mesa Arch, 4×4 100-mile White Rim Road Trail, Dead Horse Point State Park nearby not to be missed Cons: No trees=no cover from the scorching sun