Khor Najd in Musandam of Oman ....{by Bassam}

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Khor Najd a Gem Among Oman’s Stunning Landscape

Separated from the rest of Oman by the United Arab Emirates, the Masandam Peninsula is well worth the day trip from Dubai or other nearby UAE cities. Once you cross the border at Tibat, the natural landscape here is breathtaking. Aquamarine colored water greets startling cliffs, Khasab’s colorful homes tease your eyes and this peninsula’s fjords or khors present spectacular views. After Dubai’s decadence, Masandam is a sweet change of pace in the Middle East. One of the most beautiful khors is Khor Najd, about a 30 minute drive from Khasab. The minimalist desert landscape gives way to this craggy and rocky inlet that is hidden from the Strait of Hormuz. If you are fortunate to have a four-wheel access, braving the dirt road to the beach at Khor Najd offers a near perfect spot for lunch and a break from driving. With its impressive roads, friendly people and mystifying landscape, Musandam and the rest of Oman reward those who travel to this corner of the Arabian peninsula.

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Comments (294)

Bassam Jayousi on October 28, 2013

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Ys.

Greetings, Bassam


Jens ||¿Æ¬ŒΞЩ|| Germ… on January 4, 2014

Nice mixture: desert and sea LIKE Best wishes ---.--- Jens

Nikolai Karaneschev on May 11, 2014

Beautiful shot! L/F best wishes, Nikolai.

Karl Pallinger on May 12, 2014

wunderschöne Landschaft, viele Grüße, karl

Bassam Jayousi on May 13, 2014

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Ys.

Best wishes, Bassam


makis-GREECE ® on May 10, 2015

Super view!!!!!

YSL!

Makis

ALENDE DEVASIA on February 3, 2016

Beautiful landscape shot. L&F. Greetings. Alende

Samir Bouayad on February 3, 2016

belle photos mon frère bonne continuation

Bassam Jayousi on February 4, 2016

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Ys.

Best wishes, Bassam


Петар Бојић on February 4, 2016

Impressive landsscape!

L+F

Greetings, Petar

Anand Singh on February 8, 2016

Wonderful landscape, fantastic view. Like + YS 278/128

Greetings, Anand

Nicola Manini on February 9, 2016

A quite remarkable spot!
Great picture, a lot of detail. Too bad for the straight mist in the distance! L279

Ciao, Nick

Bassam Jayousi on February 10, 2016

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Ys.

Best wishes, Bassam


Chinappi on February 10, 2016

I LIKE this photo.

I am very happy for your visit and your comments. Thank you very much for them.

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Greetings.

Bernard.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 30, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bassam Jayousi
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T70
    • Taken on 2011/12/31 13:15:12
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 6.33mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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