Travel Blogs from Dahab, Egypt

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Dahab Diving & The Red Sea, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Dahab Diving & The Red Sea

A travel blog entry by justinrowe

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... is much less developed than Dahab, with just a few restaurants made from palms. I dived Golden Blocks and Three Pools. Diving in Dahab was a great experience. Its a great place to learn but I want to go back one day and dive further South in Ras Mohammed ...

Rain in the Desert...AGAIN!, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Rain in the Desert...AGAIN!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Record flooding in the Sinai?  Brian and Sharilyn must be there! We were enjoying our time in Dahab being underwater, but wasn't counting on water falling from the sky!!!! Completely confirmed ourselves as rain gods now!  We’ll have to ...

You want to sleep in my cave?, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

You want to sleep in my cave?

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... the absolute whackiness of a visit to the photo-op lake while drifting down south along the King's Highway between Syria and Egypt. Not that there are too many buses cruising up and down a zone somewhat politically challenged. Tensions run high in the ...

Cat repellent, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Cat repellent

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... the mountains for some Bedouin tea and more good terrain. After the tea break we went back a different way towards Dahab and stopped at a lagoon. The water was beautiful and even though I hadn't brought swimmers I just went in with ...

Octopus' Garden in the Shade, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Octopus' Garden in the Shade

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Brian has turned into ‘Scuba Man’.  Shaving the beard to make sure his mask seals without problems he finished his Open Water course with flying colours and is onto his Advanced Dives.  It seems as though he’s found a new ...

Getting very, very comfortable in Dahab, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Getting very, very comfortable in Dahab

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... fruit juice smittens your taste buds.  There are always people to chill with and places to relax alone.  This is Dahab. I ate delicious breakfast at RSRR (Red Sea Relax Resort) including a breakfast sandwich and OJ (!).  They forgot to ...

The Vacation Vacuum, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

The Vacation Vacuum

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... while I splay myself out on cushions and drink doll-sized cups of viscous coffee. To best describe the sort of town Dahab is I'd probably say it's a cross between Mykonos and South Beach but with a more laid-back feel. There is everything a traveler ...

Diving in the desert, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Diving in the desert

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... least 4 ring cycles to answer the phone, even if they were holding in their hand when in started ringing. Very strange.... Anyway, Dahab is a really relaxed beach town and is certainly the polar opposite of Cairo. It is nice to walk around and not be ...

The Amazing Red Sea, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

The Amazing Red Sea

A travel blog entry by danly

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... everyone, well you may have noticed that our blog entries are a little behind mostly because we have spent all our time in Dahab relaxing, sunbaking and doing very little, and the internet was expensive! As Ly said we arrived late at night here in Dahab ...

Nothing really, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Nothing really

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... Message me your address if you want a postcard.  I collect shotglasses, and I have not been able to find a shotglass in Egypt since Egyptians don't exactly drink shots.  So when I found a shotglass of Ramses II hiding behind a row of mugs ...

Advanced Open Water diving, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Advanced Open Water diving

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... at a place without a/c in Cairo so sure, I could bear it, but why should we have to be anything but completely comfortable in Dahab?  Sarah already had her AOW, so she came along with me to do the dives for fun. The Canyon was brilliant!!!  As ...

Procrastination, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Procrastination

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Dahab, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt GMT +2hrs An extension It always amazes me how time passes when one has positively nothing to do. 4 nights we've now spent here in Dahab and we still don't know when we're leaving. The reason we don't know is ...

Dahab, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Dahab

A travel blog entry by jag

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... of about 10 camels. It was pretty good at first but after a while it got really uncomfortable particularly on the butt. Dahab had been a really excellent place to unwind along side the shore but unfortunately it was time to head back to Cairo. We ...

"Back on"

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Dahab, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt GMT +2hrs One night & counting It has been 15 days since we left the beaches of Goa, India, and now that we're back by the water Pat reckons the holiday is "back on". The fact that there isn't actually any ...

Mumbling Underwater Joy, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Mumbling Underwater Joy

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... say tourists generate over 100 million plastic water bottles of trash a year). At the same time, Egyptians from elsewhere in Egypt cannot visit Dahab or Sharm, they are just for foreign tourists so that these places can charge "tourist" prices as well ...

Under the Sea, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Under the Sea

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... of gadgets to look at and buoyancy control to master, but he’s seeing all sorts of amazing things and having a wonderful time exploring this new world! If you're diving in Dahab, be sure to go to Octopus Divers!  http://www.octopusdivers.net ...

After many hours of waiting, Sinai at last!, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

After many hours of waiting, Sinai at last!

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... morning bus, and the next bus to Dahab was at 2:30pm!   Of course, seeing that I was trying to get a ticket to Dahab, several guys immediately approached me to try to sell a 250EGP taxi ride to Dahab (the bus ride was 20EGP).  I traded 3 ...

Dahab - the Blue Hole, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Dahab - the Blue Hole

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... as pleasant as it had been. I should learn to keep my big mouth shut. But we still went diving. Our destination was two of Dahab's premier deep dive sites - 'The Canyon' and 'Blue Hole'. It would be the final part of my informal test to see if I could ...

Hanging 'round Rick's reef, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Hanging 'round Rick's reef

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... top of that (another E25 for two dives). Yikes! I signed up for two dives - the morning to be at a lovely site south of Dahab called Moray Gardens and the afternoon jaunt at Rick's Reef north of town. These dives were to be an initial test. I have my ...

A Little R&R, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

A Little R&R

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Deposited on the shore of the Red Sea in Dahab.  A town full of overpriced glowing beach front restaurants, loungers and cushioned chairs, smooth as silk salesmen, and beach bums.  Dive shops are every few feet and snorkelers pollute the ...

Religious Pilgrimage in Sinai, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Religious Pilgrimage in Sinai

A travel blog entry by justinrowe

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... it easy in one of the beach front cafe's and getting back in contact with the rest of the world. Dahab is a vastly different town from the rest of Egypt. You still hear the call to prayer occasionally and there are still very few females in plain view, ...

Chlling in the Land of the Burning Bush, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Chlling in the Land of the Burning Bush

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Dahab, Egypt. Entering Egypt was even crazier than leaving Jordan. When we arrived, everyone crammed into buses to be taken to the luggage area. Once there, I learned I couldn't go through customs until I bought visa stamps from one of the many bank ...

 travel tip: 234 when sleeping on the bus's ..., Dahab, Egypt travel blog

travel tip: 234 when sleeping on the bus's ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... that runs through your mind is "How the fuck did they build them without Grollo managing the project?" - amazing pure amazement! Highlight of Egypt. So the way to see the Giza Pyramids is to supposedly get a horse and a guide. As I was by myself I ...

Dahab - loafer centrale, Assalah (Dahab), Egypt travel blog

Dahab - loafer centrale

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Greetings again from sunny Egypt. After the 24 hour mission across the breadth of the country I'm ensconced in Dahab and as happy as Larry - possibly even happier - because this is one mellow place. It's approaching Spring here so the weather is ...

The Highs and Lows of the Sinai, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

The Highs and Lows of the Sinai

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... , it's not been Egypt really, but more a little holiday, a break in the sun before heading back on the road. Dahab is the backpacker beach resort of Egypt, on the Sinai Peninsula, although to be frank, it's not quite as low-key as I had anticipated (or ...

In dahab at the moment which is egypt's ..., Dahab, Egypt travel blog

In dahab at the moment which is egypt's ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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In Dahab at the moment which is Egypt's equivalant to Bali..... Here is a run down of what my day consists of.. 9am - Get up 9:30 - Eat on the beach 10:30 - Swim for a while 12:00 - Play cards with some people 1:00pm - Eat 2:00 - Snorkell 4:00 - ...

Dahab....Egypt, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Dahab....Egypt

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... Dun dun dun....STEAK AND CHIPS!!!!! And we found Cadburys chocolate when we were in Aqaba! So, here we are now in Egypt chilling out in Dahab on the Sinai peninsula, we are going to relax in the sunshine and swim in the sea, maybe try scuba diving and ...

Torturous hours at Mt. Sinai, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Torturous hours at Mt. Sinai

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... gone either. The hike pushed my limits and strengthened my mentality and physique that have been weakened by the transquility of Dahab.  It was a totally different experience from say, going up to Junfreujogh by a nice red train in ...

The Sinai, Sharm el-Sheik, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

The Sinai

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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After our film-making debut in Petra Mike and I got on the ""fast"" ferry to Nuweiba, Egypt from Aqabe, Jordan. Much running around and confusion. Expensive but far better than taking the slow ferry. By nightfall we arrived in Sharm el-Sheik. Not at ...

Dahab/Nuweiba, Dahab, Egypt travel blog

Dahab/Nuweiba

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... cvan't attest that it is "I can't believe it's not Thailand", but it probably is "I can't believe it's still Egypt"! We are enjoying ourselves in Dahab right now, which makes us miss John and Stephy, which we left behind not long ago even more ...

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