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 (287)

蒂芙尼.林 on October 28, 2013

hello. ~Bassam

very impressive photograph and great capture

YS:126 + LIKE:270

congratulation and have a nice weekend for you

best regards from Tiffany Liem

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 ||NO VIEWS|| Ge… 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!!!!!



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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