Queen Beatrix enjoys taste of Omani heritage

Dutch queen also visited Sohar Port, Free Zone during three-day visit to Gulf sultanate
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Dutch Queen Beatrix (2-R), Prince Willem-Alexander (2-L), Princess Maxima (C) and two women pose for a picture during their visit to Fort Nakwal in Oman (AFP/Getty Images)
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Dutch Queen Beatrix (R) during her visit to Fort Nakwal (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (C- right) walks in the grounds of the Nakhal Fort, some 100 kms north of the capital Muscat (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (2nd R) looks at a camel as she visits the Port of Sohar (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (C) is greeted by children in traditional garb (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix watches a potter(AFP/Getty Images)
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Prince Willem-Alexander looks on as and Princess Maxima waves (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (C) sits along side Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima as they watch a sword dance (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix enjoys the view during her visit to the Nakhal Fort (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (C) visits the Nakhal Fort (AFP/Getty Images)
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Dutch Queen Beatrix, prince Willem-Alexander and princess Maxima arrive in Muscat (AFP/Getty Images)
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A girl reads a poem to Queen Beatrix (3-R), Prince Willem-Alexander (2-R) and Princess Maxima (4-R) in the Port of Sohar (AFP/Getty Images)