Sumary of The sweet treat that was once used to murder people:
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- This once-a-week market is an age-old, dusty and wonderfully raucous affair in which potential buyers watch sellers, all in traditional Omani garb, parade their animals around a circular pavilion with a raised platform in the middle.
- It reminds me very much of watching betting that goes on at a racetrack, a sort of organised chaos that you can’t make head nor tail of, but it doesn’t matter because it’s fun to just experience it.
- Nizwa sits about 140 kilometres south-west of Muscat, the current capital, and is the centre of, and a main market for, a large date-growing region.