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This brand new edition Insight Guide to Oman and the UAE features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that brings both countries to life, at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities, including the commercial shopping hotspot of Dubai, Al Ain oasis, Liwa and the Empty Quarter, Jabrin Castle, and Wahiba Sands. Brand new 'Best of' sections feature recommendations on many experiences exclusive to Oman and the UAE such as the best souqs to visit for a taste of pre-oil Arabia, the most ambitious architecture worth seeing, and the best activities for those travelling with children. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire country of Oman, region by region, and all seven cities of the emirates. All the principal sites are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps found throughout the guide, whilst additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Colour-coded sections and information panels explore Oman and the UAE's intriguing history and provide fascinating features on everything from 'Daily Life' and 'The Bedu', to 'Camel Racing' and 'Wadi-bashing'. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides essential practical information, covering transport, visas, accommodation for all budgets, eating out, climate, shopping, language and much more, along with useful contact telephone numbers to help you book activities in advance. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.
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This beautifully presented Insight Guide features outstanding full-colour photography and provides all the information you need to enjoy the rich and varied heritage and exotic sights of Oman and the UAE. Clear colour-coded sections enable ease of use and provide well-researched explorations of major sights and attractions, such as the commercial shopping hotspot of Dubai, the ancient ruins of Mileiha, historical Dhofar and the dunes of Wahiba Sands. Places of interest are cross-referenced on detailed, full-colour maps throughout the guide, whilst additional maps can be found within the front and back covers, providing instant orientation. In-depth features on history, daily life and the people of Oman and the UAE give a rare insight into the culture of the country. The guide also features comprehensive information on eating out, accommodation suitable for all budgets and many other practical travel tips. This guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.
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Book Description Insight Guides, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9812820914