Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

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Red Sea, Sham el Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Red Sea

A travel blog entry by jag

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We caught the bus from Cairo to Sham El Sheikh, which passed over the Suez Canal before heading south and then into the foothills of the Sinai Mountains before reaching our destination. Sham was a lot bigger than I had expected and had sort of foreseen to ...

The Sinai Peninsula, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

The Sinai Peninsula

A travel blog entry by eric

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... can say I've been in the Red Sea.  To my left is Saudi Arabia.  To my right is Egypt. At the time I visited, Sharm el Sheikh was just beginning to be developed.  Today it's a major resort. The Sinai Peninsula was formerly Egyptian ...

Sinai loafing and last thoughts on Egypt, Sharm-el-Sheik, Egypt travel blog

Sinai loafing and last thoughts on Egypt

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... a few nights in the town of Sharm-el-Sheik and to break up the long bus ride back to Cairo. The Israelis originally developed Sharm-el-Sheik as a resort after seizing the Sinai during the Six Day War in 1967. The Camp David Accords in 1978, led by ...

Sinai Peninsula, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt travel blog

Sinai Peninsula

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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Sharm el Sheikh - plastic fantastic, Sharm, Egypt travel blog

Sharm el Sheikh - plastic fantastic

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... you're willing to pay $US5 a day just to sit on a piece on moulded plastic (which I'm not). The old town of Sharm El Sheikh (originally developed by the Israelis after the 1967 war) has been passed over as it is on an oddly shaped harbour surrounded by ...

Egypt's underwater gardens, Sharm el Sheik/Naama Bay, Egypt travel blog

Egypt's underwater gardens

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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These photos are taken at two shallow dive sites at the eastern end of Naama Bay called 'Near Gardens' and 'Middle Gardens'. There is also a 'Far Gardens' which is apparently more impressive in terms of coral formations, however it is a long swim due to ...

Sharm el Sheikh - Goodbye Egypt., Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Sharm el Sheikh - Goodbye Egypt.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... were heading off either onto their next travels or home. We took a taxi for the one and a half hour trip to Sharm El-Sheikh, the closest airport. Sharm El-Sheikh is a seaside Red Sea resort town but is also notorious for a terrorism ...

Retour a Sharm, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Retour a Sharm

A travel blog entry by mleleu

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Sharm el sheikh, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Sharm el sheikh

A travel blog entry by mleleu

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Apres etre passe sous le canal de Suez par un tunel nous longeons la cote vers Sharm. A notre gauche, de petites montagnes de pierre et a notre droite, du sable rocailleux et des ressorts pour touristes. Ce desert ne colle pas a limage depinal que nous en ...

Lazy days by the pool, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Lazy days by the pool

A travel blog entry by beyond_the_sea

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Lazy day by the hotel pool So exhausted from Cairo that we woke up at 9:30am, just in time for breakfast. After breakfast (a selection from the buffet - but I just had the croissant, tomato, orange cordial "juice" and coffee) we headed ...

UNDER THE SEA, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

UNDER THE SEA

A travel blog entry by diamondden

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UNDER THE SEA ALL THESE PHOTOS HAVE BEEN MADE BY TWO FRIENDS ANTON AND ...

Sharm El Sheikh, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Sharm El Sheikh

A travel blog entry by americanincairo

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... above my seat started leaking--or should I say, pouring! We had to MacGyver the air-vent with everything we had. I was very sleepy after the trip, but it was well worth it. I hope I can get back to Sharm soon. It is a great town with nice ...

The Red Sea, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

The Red Sea

A travel blog entry by prfoley

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So this has to be really short, unforunately because we are already WAY over our time limit at the internet cafe in Sharm El-Sheikh.  Fortunately we know the owner, so hopefully he will cut us some slack. In any case, we decided to spend last ...

Sharm el-Sheikh, day 1, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Sharm el-Sheikh, day 1

A travel blog entry by theazizis

... , roasted eggplant and UB had quail and I had lentil soup.  We walked around some more and saw the nightlife of Sharm el-Sheikh - lots of drunk people, unlike most other places in Egypt, since public drunkenness is illegal.  We went to bed ...

Day 52 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Day 52 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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... is the Egyptian Easter week, there were no crowds on the beach or walkway.  Again, very few people are coming to Egypt. There are beautiful flowering trees and the area is well-planted with many flowers.  We walked along and then we decided I ...

Special need camels and the Sinai Mountains., Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Special need camels and the Sinai Mountains.

A travel blog entry by teambf

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... security with machine guns, bumpy roads with nothing but mountains and sand we arrive. Our “camp site” about 30 minutes outside Sharm El Sheik in the Sinai mountains (Asia, Cairo & Luxor etc in Africa: fun fact)  greeted by our next ...

Diving in the Red Sea, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Diving in the Red Sea

A travel blog entry by leahaston

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... is fantastic. Egypt Epilogue Ancient Egypt must have been really something. Our 10-day visit has exceeded our expectations. Egypt’s history is fascinating, and because the climate is so dry and hot the ancient monuments are incredibly well ...

Four Seasons, Sharm El Sheik, Egypt travel blog

Four Seasons

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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We moved from the 4 star Baron Resort in Sharm El Sheikh to the 6 star luxury resort, The Four Seasons. This place is just unbelievable. Each room is like its own little house with an Egyptian theme. Every part of this hotel is just spectacular and you ...

Luxor....and Sharm El Sheik, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Luxor....and Sharm El Sheik

A travel blog entry by dshewbridge

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... exquisite mortuary temple at the foot of a limestone mountain...then we had a 3 1/2 hr ride back to the ship! Today we visited Sharm El Sheik at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula which divides the red sea into 2 gulfs..aqaba and suez. The pharaohs ...

Viva Las... Sharm El-Sheikh??, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Viva Las... Sharm El-Sheikh??

A travel blog entry by dvoogd

We had to get up early today (5am) to catch our flight to Sharm El Sheikh.  It was so foggy by our hotel it was almost impossible for the driver to see the road and everyone was driving with their hazard lights on.  We got to our hotel, the ...

Sharm El-Sheikh, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Sharm El-Sheikh

A travel blog entry by teambf

... lives and realising again that we are a pair of sooky sook faced that need to harden up, we are our first Arabian Night. Sharm el Sheikh is a resort town on the edge of absolute sandy nothingness and right on the vast, still Red Sea. By night it looks ...

Fun & Relaxing Teambf Style, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Fun & Relaxing Teambf Style

A travel blog entry by teambf

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... a dull blah blah but at least we decided on the one trip outside the resort that we would take. The great thing about Sharm el Sheikh  Next, on to the gym for our first intense exercise in... err... too long. Simple exercise room but plenty to break ...

The Mohammed Tribesmans of Savita Resort & Spa., Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

The Mohammed Tribesmans of Savita Resort & Spa.

A travel blog entry by teambf

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Day two in Sharm and spookily enough we’re already starting to feel comfortable with this strange resort bubble world. Gary has amassed quite the brigade of (male) admirers in the hotel staff, all of which are drawn to him as he’s the only guy ...

Food poisoning in Egypt., Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Food poisoning in Egypt.

A travel blog entry by teambf

Well, Thursday the 3rd of May 2012 was a complete right off after a case of food poisoning from dinner the previous night and we will never speak of this day again. GF RB Note: I always knew it was a good idea to avoid fish.   GF Note: Thanks for ...

Red Sea Resort, Sacred Mountain & Streets of Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Red Sea Resort, Sacred Mountain & Streets of Cairo

A travel blog entry by studt.family

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... our ride to the airport.  I field many questions about why we cannot go with them.   Our flight from Luxor to Sharm el-Sheikh is uneventful enough.  I do notice there are very few women on the flight or working in the airport.   ...

All inclusive with great snorkelling, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

All inclusive with great snorkelling

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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What a relaxing holiday during our holiday! Great to spend time with friends and not to have to worry about lifting a finger to cook, clean or even fetch a drink! Our holiday included our daily water-polo game which soon became an exhibition of ...

The Charm of 'Sharm!', Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

The Charm of 'Sharm!'

A travel blog entry by undies

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... his boot, and were on our way to Dahab. The journey into Dahab is relatively straight forward, there's only one road from Sharm El Sheikh. It's very hot, and dry...the rocky mountain terrain hugging the road is somewhat picturesque. It's only an hour into ...

Hello Egypt! Plaza resort area, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Hello Egypt! Plaza resort area

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Hard rock cafe Sharm el sheikh, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Hard rock cafe Sharm el sheikh

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Walk like an Egyptian, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt travel blog

Walk like an Egyptian

A travel blog entry by beyond_the_sea

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... minutes of the flight was really rough turbulence, it was so bad I almost threw up. Finally we had a smooth landing into Sharm El Sheikh. From the airport tarmac we were all hearded onto stifling HOT buses to take a 10 second trip to the airport. ...

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