We have left Omani waters and are sailing in the Gulf of Aden headed for the Red Sea bound for Egypt. Our time in Oman was very enlightening. In Muscat, we got some insight into Omani culture and history. Salalah revealed another side of Oman. In Arabic, Muscat means “between the mountains.”  The capital…

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Nope. They did not bring burgers and fries, but they did bring bullets and firearms. They boarded the Azamara Journey today in Muscat, Oman and settled in for a cruise through the Gulf of Aden, but they aren’t on holiday. We won’t see them lounging by the pool swilling fruitiful drinks with little paper umbrellas…

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  Dubai is a city like no other. Probably all first time visitors have the same reaction that we have had. Shock and awe pretty much sums up our reaction. Yesterday, we paid homage to all things over the top: tall buildings, massively expensive jewelry and cars, outrageous adventures, and designs in architecture that are way…

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Here is the big problem with the Savannah Music Festival: there are just too many incredible performances. Looking at the schedule can be truly overwhelming. If you cannot stay for the entire two weeks, do try to settle down and find a block of time to get yourself to Savannah. Then you must make some decisions…

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