There are moments in life that you do not expect. They just happen. They hurt themselves in slow motion at a ran, press a short fist into the pit of the stomach, then in the face. As a farewell, they squeeze the little heart and then they cut off. Crumble and leave you with a crappy feeling.
Never would I have thought that I would live in the desert in Oman, one of my most beautiful travel moments. In a huge nothing. Then I understood that a nothing can be much more than an all.
It's Friday in the Sultanate of Oman. Actually, it is the 25th of December 2015. 7:30 am, the clock says, while the sun is just stretching its rays over the Hajar mountains and winking at us. We roll happily through the morning and head for the goat market. A spectacle that we do not want to miss.
Recognition number 57: If the drinking water bottle is frozen next to the bed, it was cold at night.
The story of the good Sultan, his brave and faithful subject, a fairytale book and an open end.
These are the consequences of strange coincidences, improvised situations, spontaneous changes of plan or unpredictability, which lead us on trips to the very special places and the unforgettable moments of life. It is often closed doors or closed borders that open new doors or unfamiliar borders.
Why do you fly to Oman? Because you want to see the desert. It is the compelling motive.
The cattle market and the souq of Nizwa, the castle of Jabrin: The Oman shows scenes of an ancient Orient. What is only folklore for tourists, can often be difficult to determine.