Prince Harry went on a shopping spree—in Oman!
The hunky British royal was spotted doing some damage at a traditional Muscat souk, which is a major hot spot for tourists. Harry purchased a cushy stuffed camel, presumably for his nephew, Prince George. But that wasn't all he purchased from the local market!
Fourth in line to the throne, Harry also bought himself a cashmere scarf, which will be put to good use now that winter is fast approaching. The historic Arab market also sells rugs and other trinkets, which he might not be used to because he was seen hopping from vendor to vendor playing with all sorts of souvenirs, according to the Daily Mail.
The prince also happened to notice a miniature lamp, but unfortunately for him, a genie didn't pop out. Guess he'll have to hope for one to grant him wishes another time! The Daily Mail also reported that Harry snatched up a gray and red cotton turban scarf, a cotton tote bag and a mini wooden treasure chest, which a shopkeeper gave to him as presents.
Although he spent a large portion of his day scouring for souvenirs to bring back to his family in the U.K., Harry found some time to exercise his curiosities by picking up a sword and performing a cultural dance (all before dueling with a 60-year-old warrior)!
The dancing took place in the historic Nizwa Fort in Oman, where the sword-wielding performers greeted Harry. Rather than stand and watch, Harry decided to learn a thing or two about dancing with a sword and shield. He shouldn't have had a problem, however, as he often dons the sharp weapon when he wears his serving officer uniform as a member of the Household Cavalry.
Tour guide Yayha Al Azri told the publication that the prince was pretty good for being a first timer, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement!
"He's a fast learner, but because it's his first time, he needs to get used to it," he revealed. "It was a little bit difficult for him at the beginning."
Harry must have realized his own weaknesses while playing around with the three-foot-long sword because he joked, "This is mad," before handing back his weapon. According to the BBC, Harry said he wouldn't be able to keep the sword because "they didn't offer" it to him!