Al Fara’a Village is one of the beautiful villages in Wadi Al Sahtan in Rustaq

Al-Fara’a village is one of the beautiful villages in Wadi Al-Sahtan in the Wilayat of Rustaq in the Governorate of South Al-Batinah, with its distinguished location that embraces the peaks of the surrounding mountains, it is also about 45 km away from the intersection of the state in the town of Al-Ghashab.

The path of the road is an asphalted street until it reaches the internal parking lots of the village. The visitor for the first time to the villages of Wadi Al-Sahtan should continue driving on the path of the road heading to Wilayat Ibri, and from this road the path leading to Wadi Al-Sahtan forks in a southwesterly direction until you reach another A point you can reach in the depths of this valley, before you reach the village. Driving on the path of this road gives you enjoyment of the distribution of villages with their ancient agricultural character and the overlapping of modern houses in them. A beautiful tour that takes you to the quiet countryside in all its details. There is also a mountain road in the village that connects it in the past with Al-Dakhiliyah Governorate, which is used for transportation and baggage transportation, and it runs to the village of Misfat Al-Abriyeen in the Wilayat of Al-Hamra.

At the end of the main asphalted street in the village of Al-Faraa, the internal path of the village begins, which is a narrow path that takes you up and down along the course of the valley to reach you to the outskirts of the houses located on the two sides of the mountainside. The valley, so reaching the site of the old houses at the high top of the mountain requires walking uphill for more than 100 steps. The effort you make to climb fades with your first view from the top of the village.

Where the visitor is dazzled by the height of the site and the slope of the houses and their overlapping distribution on each other and their interdependence, which makes you feel at first sight that all its former residents are as if they were living under the roof of one house, linked by a social life that is simple in its components but rich in its giving. A short tour of the village may extend for limited hours that gives you a lot of knowledge About the difficult lifestyles in the mountainous villages and the struggle of the people in the past in communicating with others, the simplicity of the buildings and the adaptation to nature with its limited spaces.

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