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In Pictures : Magical moments in Musandam

March 16, 2014 , 11 : 38 am GST

The fjords and mountain cliffs of Musandam are rich breeding grounds for the flora and fauna. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The fjords and mountain cliffs of Musandam are rich breeding grounds for the flora and fauna. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The mountainous fjords seem to rise out of misty waters giving the view a mysterious and magical look. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The mountainous fjords seem to rise out of misty waters giving the view a mysterious and magical look. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
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Oman's Musandam governorate is also known for its wildlife, flora and fauna and ancient geological features. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Different wilayats of Musandam governorate are connected by well-built roads. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Different wilayats of Musandam governorate are connected by well-built roads. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
A good spot to view the spectacular sunrise and sunsets in Musandam. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
A good spot to view the spectacular sunrise and sunsets in Musandam. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The first glimpses of Musandam Governorate as you approach the shores by ferry from Muscat are like something straight out of a fantasy movie. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The first glimpses of Musandam Governorate as you approach the shores by ferry from Muscat are like something straight out of a fantasy movie. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Houses in Khasab, Diba and other towns of Musandam are reflective of local traditions, customs and history. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Houses in Khasab, Diba and other towns of Musandam are reflective of local traditions, customs and history. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The Khasab Caslte. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The Khasab Caslte. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
The warmth of the people and the beauty of the twisting and turning coastal road that take you around Oman’s northernmost region are enchanting. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/ Times of Oman
The warmth of the people and the beauty of the twisting and turning coastal road that take you around Oman’s northernmost region are enchanting. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/ Times of Oman
Photo - Sarah MacDonald/ Times of Oman
Photo - Sarah MacDonald/ Times of Oman
Musandam is known for its mountainous fjords that seem to rise out of misty waters. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Musandam is known for its mountainous fjords that seem to rise out of misty waters. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
A view of an ancient fort in Musandam. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
A view of an ancient fort in Musandam. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Motorboats is one of the most popular modes of transportation in Musandam governorate. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman
Motorboats is one of the most popular modes of transportation in Musandam governorate. Photo - Sarah MacDonald/Times of Oman

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