Muscat: The American Women's Group (AWG) combined its end of year luncheon at the Grand Hyatt on Sunday with a celebration of Muttrah Souq.
The international social group heard about the historical changes and developments of the souq and the Muttrah and Old Muscat neighborhoods from Maxine Burden, who is writing a book about the souq, and they received copies of the new Muttrah Souq map from the Center for Omani Dress.
"I always loved the souq. I loved that it was old, original and traditional. I thoroughly enjoyed writing the book as well," said Maxine Burden, whose book