Where to go in Oman this week

T-Mag Wednesday 07/November/2018 12:49 PM
By: Times News Service
Where to go in Oman this week

Thursday ( November 8)

Watch The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty is one of the best-loved ballets in the classical repertoire. Interpreted by the State Ballet of Georgia with choreography by Nina Ananiashvili and Alexei Fadeechev, the show will be held at Royal Opera House Muscat from 7pm onwards on November 8. For further details contact Royal Opera House Muscat.

Friday ( November 9)
Go Cycling
As the weather gets cooler, it’s the perfect time to go pedalling in Muscat. Starting at Bait Al Baranda Museum, ride up to the Muttrah Corniche, all the way to Al Alam Palace in Old Muscat as you watch the beautiful oceanfront views. You can also cycle on the busy streets of Qurum or on the steep hills of Qantab Road. And if you find it boring to go alone join a cycling group or club in town.

Saturday ( November 10)
Souq es Sabt is Back
Buy fresh local produce, an array of artistic creative and innovative products, healthy eats, traditional Omani delicacies and crafts at this local market. Held every Saturday at Al Mouj Muscat – The Walk, this market will be on till December 15.

Sunday ( November 11)
Learn Kiteboarding
Thrill-seekers in Muscat can learn kiteboarding and surf the waves and the wind. While many tourists from different parts of the world plan their vacation in Oman to kiteboard the clear waters, you too can join a basic course if you have no experience so far. The only prerequisite to learn kiteboarding is that you must know how to swim.

Monday ( November 12)
Visit Bait Al Zubair
Located near the Ministry of Information on Al Saidiya Street, the museum has a notable extensive collection of ancient weapons including khanjar, household equipment, and costumes most of which are from the owner’s private collection.

( November 13)
Camping in Jabal Akhdar
Enjoy the breathtaking vistas of the Jabal Akhdar mountains as you camp there. Depart from Muscat in your 4WD vehicle and enjoy Oman’s most beautiful place.

Wednesday ( November 14)
Drink Kahwa
As the weather gets cooler it’s time to sip a steaming cup of kahwa and get warm. Accompanied by dates and fruits, serving kahwa is an integral part of Oman’s culture. It is mandatory to serve kahwa to the guests and during special occasions.

Stream online this week

A Quiet Place (Film)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Teen Titans Go! (Film)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Cast: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton
A villain's maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.

The Darkest Minds (Film)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, Bradley Whitford
Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.