Travel Blogs from Ismailia, Egypt

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Day 53 Sea Day Going Through the Suez Canal, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Day 53 Sea Day Going Through the Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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... .   It was an amazing voyage as one side was all desert, the other side tended to be more lush with buildings. Egypt still has many unfinished buildings as we passed by.  There was one beautiful building with several domes on it by the Olympic ...

Craniums by the Canal, Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

Craniums by the Canal

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

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... day. Seems remarkable he found the time to separate 2 continents on top of building ginormous statues of himself everywhere as well. Modern Ismailia doesn't have a whole lot to show for it's former glorious past...it's nice and green I suppose, and much ...

ismailia **, Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

ismailia **

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Suez Canal (Scenic Cruising), Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Suez Canal (Scenic Cruising)

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... when the Suez Canal was opened for traffic. It is a sea level canal built by a French Company but currently owned by Egypt. The canal was nationalized by the Egyptian Government in 1956 and after a military action by Israel, France and Great Britain; it ...

Before the Suez, Great Bitter Lakes, Egypt travel blog

Before the Suez

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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... the Suez Canal during the night and that we wouldn't be able to see anything. It was really disappointing as the whole of Egypt was cancelled for us earlier in the week.  They had to change the schedule 2 times.  First, Princess Cruises had to ...

Ismailiya, Ismailiya, Egypt travel blog

Ismailiya

A travel blog entry by tmcmullin

This is a map pin only. There really wasn't anything worth writing about at this particular ...

Suez Canal, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by pajas

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Destination 382 km191'482 Leaving Cairo alive and without ambulance or police-escort, I was driving up to the direction of Port Said to visit the other of the 2 big canals in the world, the Suez Canal. As I expected to visit this marvel of construction ...

Travelling through the Suez Canal, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Travelling through the Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin

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... to north and had priority over the north-south convoy.   We had the Sinai desert to the east and the rest of Egypt (the Nile side) to the west.  The difference between the two sides was huge – like chalk and cheese!    ...

To leave Egypt (2/3), Going to Nuweiba, Egypt travel blog

To leave Egypt (2/3)

A travel blog entry by jfontanieu

Je ne saurais tout de même passer sous silence ma journée à Alexandrie, ravissante bourgade méditerranéenne dont le calme et la fraicheur furent tout à fait, vendredi 9, bienvenus. Je débarquai à midi, en pleine prière, et pris vite la direction ...

Going through the Suez Canal, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Going through the Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... passage takes about 14.5 hours. An average of 47 vessels per day transverse it. Average revenue is $5 billion which is 7-10% of Egypt's budget. I did not know the canal was closed from 1967-1975 during the war between Egypt and Israel. Ships had to ...

Other Hikes: Ismailia (1027), Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

Other Hikes: Ismailia (1027)

A travel blog entry by superhikes

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Actual Date: August 31, 2011, 7 hours, 12.4 kms Ismailia continues to have that open, spacious feel of Port Said, with a large green area right outside the bus station and wide, relatively quiet boulevards.  I follow the main drag into town that ...

1027. A Refreshing Change (Egy 023), Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

1027. A Refreshing Change (Egy 023)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... to Ismailia. I'm soon on a bus speeding down the highway along the canal to this next city, about halfway down the Suez. Ismailia continues to have that open, spacious feel of Port Said, with a large green area right outside the bus station and wide, ...

Suez Canal, Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm

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Having spent 5 days at sea we have reached the Suez Canal which although not ashore it is good to be passing land at close proximity. For three days we had the threat of pirates and I don't suppose we take it seriously when nothing seems to happen, as ...

Transitting the Suez Canal, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

Transitting the Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by mjt4662

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We were scheduled to enter the canal at 1am this morning.  I decided to get up at 4am to see what was going on.  We were in the Canal and there was enough daylight that I would see the shore.    I woke Brad up, he looked out the ...

Homeward Bound, Fumicino, Italy travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by rwpek

Back at the FCO Airport (Rome) at 10:30 AM for a 1:30 PM flight on Luftansa to Frankfort then a 5:00 PM flight on Air Canada to Toronto and finally a 10:30 PM flight on Jazz (RapidAir/AirCanada) to Ottawa and a pick up at the Airport by Paul.  ...

Mummy Tummy, Ismailia, Egypt travel blog

Mummy Tummy

A travel blog entry by lacynoel

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Hello faithful readers!  I am writing today from Ismailia, a beautiful little city where I have been spending my Eid break.  Eid break celebrates the end of Ramadan and is a very large holiday kind of like like Christmas, Easter, or Thanksgiving ...

De Dahab au Caire, Ismaïlia, Egypt travel blog

De Dahab au Caire

A travel blog entry by ashem02

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C'était la fête de Jean-François.  On lui a chanté la tite-chanson au déjeuner !  On a ensuite plié baggages pour le retour au Caire.  Pour venir on était passé sous le canal de Suez et on avait demandé à Jean-François de ...

Suez Canal Passage, transit suez canal, Egypt travel blog

Suez Canal Passage

A travel blog entry by jaearr

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Check out the video through the Canal. Pretty amazing ride. It's almost like we are inland in a very narrow pathway. ...

test, Suez Canal, Egypt travel blog

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A travel blog entry by hennings

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