What is the story of frankincense? How much is history, how much mythology and legend? In rainswept Salalah, southern Oman, I set about exploring the backstory of frankincense, the most intriguing of the gifts of the Magi. Here’s my story, published this December in Outlook Traveller. Joy to the world!
Oman does not have a lot of large charismatic wildlife but some of the small creatures, almost trampled underfoot, are spectacular. Like this stunning Sinai Agama