Travel Blogs from Port Said, Egypt

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First Port - Port Said, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

First Port - Port Said

A travel blog entry by mstef

Port ...

Cairo (Port Said), Egypt, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Cairo (Port Said), Egypt

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... very well. As the bus pulled out from the crowded narrow street by our dock side, she began telling us about the Egypt of today. Port Said is a modestly sized city that was founded in 1858 at the opening of the Suez Canal. This meant that Port Said was ...

Day 75 - Nothing Sweet About Those Chariots, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Day 75 - Nothing Sweet About Those Chariots

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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... three-day old bread but you need the lows to define the highs. I turned north at Isamalia and headed along the canal towards Port Said.  I was racing the ships that were making their way towards the Med on the canal.  It is a strange sight ...

Leaving Port Said, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Leaving Port Said

A travel blog entry by mstef

Leaving Port ...

Port Said, Ismailiya, and Suez, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said, Ismailiya, and Suez

A travel blog entry by tmcmullin

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... was the best fish I have ever had and the meals of fish we had were consistently good for our entire trip. We took the bus from Port Said through Ismailiya, where we stopped for two hours, and then on to Suez. We had a gorgeous room in Suez that was on ...

Out of the Red Sea into the Mediterranean, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Out of the Red Sea into the Mediterranean

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin

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... . :( It really feels like we are nearing the end of our trip, another time zone change and it almost feels like we are on home ground, even though the only port we have already been to on the last part of our journey is Naples. Roll on Greece ...

Port Said, Egypt, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said, Egypt

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... very well. As the bus pulled out from the crowded narrow street by our dock side, she began telling us about the Egypt of today. Port Said is a modestly sized city that was founded in 1858 at the opening of the Suez Canal. This meant that Port Said was ...

Port Said-Gateway to the East, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said-Gateway to the East

A travel blog entry by foxycruiser

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... clear the Canal & reopen it. All along the way, we saw Eyptian military armed with machine guns. Yesterday (Sun.4/6), we arrived in Port Said. We traveled by bus in an armed convoy to Cairo. Again, we saw many soldiers with machine guns. In fact, ...

I appear to be back in Dover, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

I appear to be back in Dover

A travel blog entry by dynamo

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... owner that I was moving from the 'Hotel Delaposte' and he replied -But... Delaposte is clean! that I knew I'd found my place. Port Said offers good seafood, good air, and plenty of cafes where I could indulge, for the last times, Egypt's greatest ...

Port Said, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said

A travel blog entry by georgekeats

... entered Bitter Lake we had to wait awhile for the southbound convoy to enter the lake and free up the canal for our continued transit north. We arrived at Port Said on the Mediterranean at 4PM...a few hours less than the publicized average transit time. ...

Port Said, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said

A travel blog entry by mobowden

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... Jimmy James again for his final performance.  He was excellent.  Went to bed straight after at 11.45 pm. 14th Jan – Port Said,  Ship arrived in port at approx. 6 a.m.  I was going to get off just on the quayside but Amanda said ...

Suez Canal, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by rconduns

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... was pleasant and sunny but with a chill wind, heralding a change in climate as we approached the Mediterranean Sea.  The journey to Port Said took around 11hours from Port Suez in the south As the day progressed we saw that, here and there, along the ...

Jan 23, 2013, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Jan 23, 2013

A travel blog entry by deniserjackson

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Egypt, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Egypt

A travel blog entry by drtee

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... lot of security sitting on the side of the road doing nothing but smoking and holding their guns. We finally got a police escort into Port Said and all the way to the ship.  Again what could have been a sleeping return was very dramatic.  I was ...

And now for something completely different, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

And now for something completely different

A travel blog entry by earlarnold

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Cairo, Port Said, Egypt "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.”  Mark Twain   "If you truly wish to find someone you have known and who travels, there are two points on the globe you have but to sit and wait, sooner or later your man will ...

See World circumnavigation (#3), Port Said, Egypt travel blog

See World circumnavigation (#3)

A travel blog entry by asailor

See World circumnavigation ...

Edge of Africa, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Edge of Africa

A travel blog entry by eukaryx

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Egypt, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Egypt

A travel blog entry by tvandeve

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1026. Crossing the Suez (Egy 022), Port Fouad, Egypt travel blog

1026. Crossing the Suez (Egy 022)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... take the ferry across the Suez to where a magnificent, lit up mosque greets me. At first I figure this is just another side of Port Said, but later find out that this is "Port Fouad", another city. Away from the port area, it quickly becomes a quiet ...

Day 34, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Day 34

A travel blog entry by nevjoan

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Today was spent at Port Said. Many people went on tour to Pyramids & Sphinx but we chose to stay on board. There were over 30 buses went on tour so we almost had the ship to ourselves. We went ashore to look at the markets and had to fight off the ...

Port Said, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port Said

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... Schiffe in den Kanal einfahren. Der Kanal ist wegen seiner begrenzten Breite eine Art Einbahnstraße, sie fahren gleichzeitig in Suez und Port Said los, treffen sich in den Seen, die sich auf halber Strecke befinden, und fahren dort an einander vorbei. ...

Port stratégique, Strategic passage, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Port stratégique, Strategic passage

A travel blog entry by jaearr

Population: 600,000 Founded 1859, Capitale: Le Caire    $ EG Pound Just passing through Port Said after Suez.. Apres Suez, c'est le Port Said, tous deux sans arrêt. ...

Can't believe we're here., SUEZ CANAL, Egypt travel blog

Can't believe we're here.

A travel blog entry by scotbig2

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... southern tip of Africa. Extraordinary buildings line the canal bordered by golden sand. Public gardens and mosques line the shores of Port Said. Then as we get aabout halfway down, some fascinating momuments that honour the Israeli Egyptian War show up. ...

Entering Suez Canel, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Entering Suez Canel

A travel blog entry by honeybees

Entering Suez ...

Dolphins cheer you up!, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Dolphins cheer you up!

A travel blog entry by pjh60

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... 8217;t changed! Going through the canal tomorrow is one of the highlights of this trip. 17.45 hours local. We have dropped anchor off Port Said along with many other vessels and await the call. Sent by email from the ship and posted by the Old Sea Dog's ...

pirates!, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

pirates!

A travel blog entry by audreyatsea

... and zigzags to avoid the pirates. Some of the old soldiers on board are relishing the encounter. Weather colder than England - bah! In Port Said I just walked on the port side. Today w are in Sham el Sheik with mobarak but haven't been ashore yet. When ...

Pigeons, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Pigeons

A travel blog entry by mazsha

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... also pointed out the fish farms - OK do not eat fish in Egypt! This looked very bad. You gotta be crazy to eat out of there. Port Said is the entrance to the Suez Canal. We drove along the Canal. We could see huge tankers in the canal, but it looked like ...

The Suez Canal, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

The Suez Canal

A travel blog entry by johnpatanderson

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... large guns, seemed very friendly taking photos of the ship and waving back at the passengers on deck as we went by, although some of them waved their guns in the air, which was a bit worrying. As night fell we reached Port Said and the Mediterranean ...

1025. Crossroads of the World (Egy 021), Port Said, Egypt travel blog

1025. Crossroads of the World (Egy 021)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... station and figure I’ll go check what’s on the other side… Later that Day In the evening I come back to Port Said, settle in in a hotel and the head out to experience the evening vibe. Now the area around the coast is packed with ...

Canal de Suez, Port Said, Egypt travel blog

Canal de Suez

A travel blog entry by azuronette

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Après cette brève visite d'Alexandrie nous prîmes la mer en direction de port Saïd où commence le canal de Suez long de 173 Km. Le parcours du canal vers Suez est assez monotone. La rive à babord (désert) se trouve en Asie et la rive à ...

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