Photo Gallery: A Day In Oman

Is it possible to fall in love with a place in just one day?

Yes, of course. The answer is yes.

After leaving London on National Geographic’s 125th Anniversary Expedition, we flew to Oman, and shifted suddenly from the cooler fall of Europe into the steamy season of the Gulf. In total, I believe we spent less than 36 hours in this country of 3 million on the edge of the Arabian peninsula, but that was still plenty for a remarkable taste of the color, spice and rhythm of this amazing crossroads between Africa, Iran, and India. These are a few of my favorite snaps from the day.


This trip is one of the many ways to travel with National Geographic Expeditions. To learn more about all of our travel programs, click here.


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    […] with oil refineries, good roads, and one benevolent ruler. Though our visit was too brief—only 36 hours—I feel as if I’ve drunk deeply from Oman with all six senses: I’ve inhaled sweet […]