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Travel in a bygone era...

Travel in a bygone era…

Muscat – 

Once employed as a typical implies of transportation in the sultanate, donkeys are gradually losing their function and significance in society, thanks to technologies and innovation. But if you want your kids to expertise what riding a donkey feels like, then the Heritage Village at Amerat Park is the spot to be. 

Children can appreciate the donkey joyrides and get a really feel of the instances gone by for just 500bz. Saeed al Naabi has two donkeys. He utilizes them for supplying joyrides for kids at Amerat Park in the course of the Muscat Festival. “We have two donkeys and charge 500bz for a round. This is a good way to teach children the kind of transport that was used in the past,” Naabi mentioned.

Yahya Rasheed, a father of 3 kids, mentioned the rides are a fantastic supply of enjoyment for his kids. “I bring my kids right here each and every year and donkey rides are a single of the items they appreciate. It’s not only entertaining but also educational.

“This is a good way to teach them how life was in the past and how people used to travel at that time.” An excited seven year old Hanaan al Abri whilst patiently waiting for her ride mentioned she wished she had a donkey at house.

“I like riding both donkeys and horses. It is fun. I wish I had one at home so that I could ride every day. Whenever, I visit the Muscat Festival, I ask my mother to give me money for the donkey ride.”

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Information Source: Muscat Daily

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