This is the Second Part of John Rayan’s Photos of Oman from the 1950’s during the time when he was Lieutenant in the British Army and serving with a tank regiment in Germany where they were facing the threat of a Russian invasion.
This is a photograph of Nizwa souk taken from the top of Nizwa Fort in 1958. Not a lot happening!
This is the cover of a dungeon in Nizwa Fort in which prisoners were kept. The prisoners were lowered into and pulled out by rope.
John having a gallop on my camel at Ibri in 1959. It is not a good photograph but the soldier who took it had never seen a camera before..
Another one of bombs on the Jebel above Kamah Camp.
This shows the agricultural terraces near Saiq which because of the troubles had fallen into neglect With John looking! Dated 1959.
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