Oman

16 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 2: Tawi Ateer sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:00+04:00April 16th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Tawi Ateer sinkhole. Tawi Ateer sinkhole, which means the Bird Well, is one of the largest sinkholes of the world. The cave is located is in the Dhofar region of Salalah. Tawi Ateer cave is [...]

10 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 1: Shaat sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:16+04:00April 10th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|1 Comment

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Shaat sinkhole. The logistics behind getting to the mouth of the cave were hard and time consuming. There was a hike involved inside of a relatively hard and technical canyon in which we [...]

22 03, 2016

Viper Snake Bite in Khasab

By |2018-05-26T13:27:02+04:00March 22nd, 2016|Adventure, Inspirational Stories, Oman|1 Comment

I have no glorious story to tell here, I was simply bitten by a viper snake in Khasab Oman and I survived to tell the tale. Friday evening, after a good day of rock climbing in Khasab, I joined my friends at one of the secluded beaches nearby to set [...]

26 12, 2015

Stairway to Heaven hike with a twist

By |2018-04-29T12:00:06+04:00December 26th, 2015|Adventure, Hiking, Mountain biking, Oman, Sport, UAE|0 Comments

Having hiked Stairway to Heaven UAE-Oman couple of times, I wanted to add a twist to make it more challenging. So I decided to carry my mountain bike all the way up the hike and mountain bike the descent from the other side. So I did. On the 11th of December, 2015, [...]

24 03, 2015

Stairway to Heaven Hike, the abc’s

By |2018-04-29T12:23:34+04:00March 24th, 2015|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport, UAE|9 Comments

In January 2012, Stairway to Heaven hike was the first hike I did in the UAE after living in the country for nearly 4 years. All I knew of the hike at this point, was the scary stories that circulated around camp fires. ‪The plan was to ascend via the [...]

14 02, 2015

Jabal Kawr – A Touching Adventure

By |2018-04-29T12:23:46+04:00February 14th, 2015|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

It all started in November 2012 when a group of 4 hikers (including myself) met an old man, with very dark and dry skin wearing an old long jacket, high up in one of Oman's tallest mountains Jabal Kawr. Jabal Kawr sits at 2,700 m and was the home to this mysterious man. [...]