We did not give up on Oman. After that disappointing experience where one of us was denied entry into the country, we tried again and succeeded at crossing the UAE-Oman border. Like most of our trips, this was also unplanned….
We are in Musandam—an exclave of Oman—separated from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates. So we are technically in Oman, but the land we are on is not geographically attached to Oman, but to the U.A.E….