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MUSCAT RAMBLE: a cat named Aziz

On a visit to Muscat, a tourist seeing the cat outside the incense shop, called him Frank. After frankincense. But the cat took no notice. Having sat on the steps of the shop for eleven years Aziz —for this was … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON FRANKINCENSE TRAILS 2

“I entered a world unchanged since the frankincense trade,” said Kate Humble, the engaging presenter, of the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia – to wit, the iconic tower in Riyadh owned by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal who made million dollar deals, … Continue reading

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