A few years ago we went on Oriana on a cruise from Southampton ending up in Dubai.
A few photo's from it.
The train station in Lisbon has some fabulous mosaics.
The pool transitting the Bay of Biscay
A few from Pompeii
The Grand Harbour in Valetta.
A few of these were knocking about
Port Said,anybody related to him?
Transitting the Suez Canal in convoy
The entrance to Muscat harbour,I worked in Oman for almost 5 years ,the old town has not changed any since I did.
One jeweller my wife used to go recognised her after 25 years and remembered her name.
The new town is fabulous.
The Sultan of Omans old yacht, the new one was bigger.
Dubai,very ostentatious, if you don't have enough money don't bother, fish and chips for 3 at the Yacht Club including 2 beers and a tea £85.
Had afternoon tea here paid for by my daughter as my wifes birthday present, completely over the top, full of Chinese.
Three levels of security to even get into the place, complete with fleet of Rolls Royce cars to take you to and from the airport.
One of the less expensive hotels, complete with helipad to the top.