I simply adore the outdoors and with places like Wadi Al Arabieen, Oman has casts a hypnotic spell on me… Fine… I confess, it is hypnotic because good food is part of every experience here.
Nothing in Oman is complete without food and that’s just the way I like it.
During the most recent long weekend, my friends and I decided to go back to the basics. We went camping to this place called Wadi Al Arabieen to enjoy the sights and devour the meat(z). I love going camping with my local friends as they are so adept with the ways of enjoying and making the most out of the outdoors and available resources.
Step 1: Preparing for the trip, which meant shopping for supplies (charcoal, lighting fuel, grills, skewers and of course an arsenal full of meat, veggies and more food)
Step 2: Stopping for Ice (food has to be kept fresh no matter what)
Step 3: Getting to Wadi Al Arabieen
On the way to Sur, take the right turn where the road sign says Wadi Al Arabieen. For more details and visual treats of the location visit the Oman Tripper website, For tummy treats continue reading.
Step 4: Scan the scene and take in the vistas
Step 5: Now comes the fun part. Start the food prep.
I guess you are wondering, where the hell are the food pics… I want to insert them right away… please do wait a bit more.
Last Step: Sit together and enjoy the meat, flavored with a dash of fresh air and a sprinkle of nature. Look at the food shots below, don’t they look restaurant quality and believe me, the bbq chicken tastes so much better than what we get served at some of the restaurants.
AND I HAVE TO MENTION THIS. LOVE FOOD BUT RESPECT NATURE.
Please do not forget to clean up before leaving. There is something magical about unspoiled beauty. Let the explorers and food nerds after you enjoy the space as much as you did.