Pictures of Oman

Whales off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island »
Fishing off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island: Giant trevally (GT), sailfish and snapper»
Souks (markets) in Salalah / Dhofar region »
“Empty Quarter” desert »
Sea turtles off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island »
Wadi Shuwaymiyah (region Dhofar) »
Salalah and environment (Dhofar region) »
Camels in Oman »

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Whales off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island

Whale in sight!
© Mitchell Anick
Whale pops up
© Mitchell Anick
Whale leans backwards
© Mitchell Anick
Ready for the backflip
© Mitchell Anick
He is going to jump
© Mitchell Anick
Whale salto
© Mitchell Anick
Whale crashes into the water
© Mitchell Anick
Whale dive
© Mitchell Anick
Whale dives and disappears
© Mitchell Anick
Whale baby
© Ashraf El Weshahy

More info: Whale watching »

Fishing off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island: Giant trevally, sailfish and snapper

Giant Trevally near the island "Al Sauda"
© Nick Bowles
Giant Trevally: 60 kg
© Nick Bowles
Humphead Red Snapper
© Nick Bowles
Sailfish
© Nick Bowles
Giant Trevally is very popular with the sports fishermen
© Nick Bowles
Grouper
© Nick Bowles
Giant Trevally caught with "Ocean Active Popper"
© Nick Bowles
"Sea Hawk 1": one of our boats
© Nick Bowles
Fishermen from all over the world come to Oman to catch GT
© Nick Bowles
The anglers stay around one week on the island
© Nick Bowles

More info: Fishing of giant trevally on Al Hallaniyat »

Souks (markets) in Salalah / Dhofar region

Jebali in the fish market
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Fresh Amberjack
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Trevally
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
The fish is cut up right in the fish market
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Jebali from the Dhofar mountains
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Meat market
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Traditional Omani dagger
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Large choice of Omani perfume
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Gold souk (market)
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Omani souvenirs
© Konstanze Pfeiffer

More info: Trips Salalah and surrounding areas »

“Empty Quarter” desert

Welcome to the Empty Quarter!
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Sand waves
© Mohamed Al Mahri
The desert lives
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Bedouin tent
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Dune migration
© Mohamed Al Mahri
Camel herd
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Bedouin on the dune
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Endless sand dunes
© Mohamed Al Mahri
Evening mood in the desert
© Mohamed Al Mahri
Footprints in the sand
© Konstanze Pfeiffer

More info:
Trips to the “Empty quarter” desert »
Special 10-day trip: Desert safari, frankincense, whale watching »

Sea turtles off the coast of Al Hallaniyat Island

Looking for a mate
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Mate found
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Turtle meeting
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Start of mating
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Mating position 1
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Mating position 2
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Mating position 3
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Turtles in mating action
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Turtles in mating action
© Ashraf El Weshahy
Turtles in mating action
© Ashraf El Weshahy

More info: Sea turtle watching »

Wadi Shuwaymiyah (region Dhofar)

Dried clay mud
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
On the journey to the oasis: goats relaxing under a tree
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
It's getting greener eventually
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Finally there
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Beautiful nature in wadi Shuwaymiyah
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Fabulous cliffs
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Palm trees in the wadi
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Cooling-off in the pool
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Omani in traditional dishdasha
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Face from stone
© Konstanze Pfeiffer

More info: Trips to wadi Shuwaymiyah »

Salalah and environment (Dhofar region)

Beach near Salalah
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Cliffs on the beach
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Camel at the cliff
© Nabil Ezzedine
Frankincense tree
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Winding road in the Dhofar mountains
© Nabil Ezzedine
Dhofari aloe
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Frankincense tree in wadi Afol
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Extraction of resin from a frankincense tree
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Trygva in her frankincense lab in Salalah
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Camels at the roadside
© Konstanze Pfeiffer

More info: Trips Salalah and surrounding areas »

Camels in Oman

Camel safari
© Eyemax
Camel in the coastal village of Shuwaymiyah
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Bedouin camel herd
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Camel with baby on the beach of Shuwaymiyah
© Nabil Ezzedine
Portrait of a camel
© Eyemax
Young camel
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Camel at the cliff
© Nabil Ezzedine
Caravan
© Eyemax
Camels on the roadside
© Konstanze Pfeiffer
Camel safari at dusk
© Eyemax

More info: Trips to the “Empty quarter” desert »

 

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