When you hear the name Middle East, what are the first three words that pop up in your mind? The words that come to my mind are sand, uncivilized, and terrorism; however there are more to this peninsula than those three words. Through my experience of the nature, culture, and hospitality of Oman, my stereotypes of the Middle East have been broken and changed. Continue reading Oman: An Open Window
“Kids, get down and hide! Turn off the flashlight!” I shouted softly to the children as soon as I saw a bright green laser beam pointing towards us from the mosque by the shore of the ocean.
All five of us quickly fell to our knees trying to hide below the horizon of the beach sand next to the roaring waves around us. It was 11PM on a new moon evening and our rental car was parked right on the beach. We were combing a beach in Oman in the dark for turtles. It was hard to see where we were walking but we didn’t want to use the flashlight. One reason was that we weren’t sure if we were allow to be at this beach at night. The main reason, however, was that we didn’t want to scare off the green turtles from landing on the beach to lay eggs.
Continue reading Oman — Our Road Trip Adventure
Normally people would think Middle East is a hot, dry desert land which is filled with terrorists. However those people probably never been to Oman of the Middle East. In Oman there are many extraordinary water sports, including the Omani Wadis. Omani Wadis is a extraordinary and magical place. Continue reading Omani Wadis
陷洞是当地面塌下地底后所形成的凹洞，因为这陷洞在海边，所以海水淹进这陷洞，形成了圆形的海湾。 Continue reading 在陷洞潜水