Wadi Shab Resort 1/6 by Tripoto
Mrudula Gummuluri
On saturday, Ahmed's brother, Mohammed, accompanied us to Wadi Shab. He insisted we carry water and snacks, despite our resistance... and ooh we bless him well for his advice. Our trip started at 9 am with a boat ride to enter the wadi.. we trekked for 3.5 km along the mountain gorges absorbing the beauty and clicking away. Shaili and Mohammed jumped off the cliff into a pool of water mid way, raising enthusiasm levels. The sight of the first pool that we needed to wade through was refreshing. The blue clear waters were the perfect retreat after the long trek in the humid weather. We swam through 4 pools before we finally reached "THE CAVE"... our ultimate destination. The entrance to the cave was narrow, deep and illuminated from the water underneath.. Simply breathtaking. The cave had a waterfall and a small skylight above the waterfall. I swear i could have lived there for ever. We spent around 30 mins at the cave an head back. The trek back home seemed much shorter. We were super charged. We went back to the hotel at around 1:30 pm. We hit the road to Muscat at 4:00 pm. Stayed over at Muscat and drove bk to DXB. All in all, a great 2 day break!!