Bilad Sayt – "the" Omani post card

Prominent in every travel guide, the #1 photo in any travel magazine on Oman – Bilad Sayt deserves the attention. Whether coming down from Birkat al Sharaf or coming up Wadi Bani Awf, nobody can be prepared for the sight that greets them.

Bilad Sayt village
Bilad Sayt village

And the people… as friendly and congenial as you will ever find them anywhere in the world. It surprises me somewhat that nobody has tried to capitalize on the steady trickle of tourists that pass by every weekend. A tea/coffee shop should be a very worth-while investment for whoever sets it up.