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review 21 Mar 2013

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Traveling through and camping in the Omani desert was the most memorable part of the trip for me. I have crossed the Sahara twice as well as the Gobi Desert but the sand dunes of Oman are even more beautiful and interesting.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

As the trip doesn't have much free time in Muscat I would suggest arriving a day earlier or staying one day more that is NOT a Friday so that you can see some of the museums of Muscat.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

I don't think the trip had a positive OR negative impact on any of these issues. It was too short and too well organized to even know where food was bought or how local people were involved. Care was taken in the desert to be environmental sensitive as well as the one time we visited a bedouin family so I guess I would lean toward a positive response.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I had a wonderful time, but I do think the itinerary should be re-arranged so that Friday is not the last day of the trip.

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