This page collects all the Travel Stories from Oman by Besides the Obvious. We are updating our content on-goingly, immediately after we are visiting any new places. So stay tuned for the most frequent & new articles.

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and spans the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Oman shares land borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, while sharing maritime borders with Iran and Pakistan. Muscat is the nation’s capital and largest city.

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The perfect roundtrip on Masirah – Oman’s largest island

Masirah is an Indian Ocean island, 20km off central Omans coast, south of the Wahiba Sands. Masirah is 95km long and between 12-14km wide. Masirah, also written as Masira, is a small island of Oman, located in the Arabian Sea, just off the southeastern coast of the country.

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