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Moses' 10 Commandments, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Moses' 10 Commandments

A travel blog entry by eric

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... mountaintops across the peninsula. Jebu Musa is the traditional spot of Moses' receiving the 10 Commandments.  At the base of Mt Sinai is St Katherine's Monastery.  It's a 6th century Greek orthodox monastery built on the traditional site of ...

Thou Shalt Not..., mt sinai, Egypt travel blog

Thou Shalt Not...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... about and broke today! Today we actually tore ourselves away from beach-ville to head into the mountains in the center of the Sinai today.  Rising up and up and up, it was quite the opposite experience from the diving Brian’s been doing the ...

Sinai Rose, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Sinai Rose

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... .  The sun rose and turned the granite peaks of central Sinai bright orange.  The hour around sunrise on Mt. Sinai was striking.  Here, I finished reading the Bible after six months.  Reading from beginning to end offered some ...

The mountain of Moses!, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

The mountain of Moses!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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This hike up to Mt. Sinai was not at all what I expected.  I really regretted going on the night hike as I realized that it was way too much for Nikolas.  The next morning, I noticed that Nikolas was the only child coming down the mountain. We ...

Where Moses Walked, mt sinai, Egypt travel blog

Where Moses Walked

A travel blog entry by kieser_family

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Awoke at 430 am for a glorious seven hour bus ride out to Mt Sinai. The city itself was more of a transitional town, yet our hotel bused in the tourists, serving buffet lunch to over 200 guests.  In preparation for the Sinai climb, we bucked this ...

Carter Was Right, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Carter Was Right

A travel blog entry by nimby

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After a lovely day of vegging by our seaside camp, we headed for St Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula. St Catherine was an early Christian who was executed for her religious beliefs around 300 AD.  The monastery was built several ...

Mt Sinai at dawn, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai at dawn

A travel blog entry by iancandy

It's cold on Mt. Sinai at night in February, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

It's cold on Mt. Sinai at night in February

A travel blog entry by oughtness

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... and valleys made of compressed sandstone. Looking east from the top of Mt. Sinai, one can see Gebel Katriin, the highest peak in Egypt at 8500 ft (Mt. Sinai is the 2nd highest, coming to 7500 ft). On all other sides, on a clear day, one can see dozens ...

Mt Sinai, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai

A travel blog entry by cycling_azza

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... sand reflected the light so well that I could actually cycle without lights. Quite a scary but trippy experience. Next Day I attacked Mt Sinai. This is where Moses received the 10 commandments from God. The town is at about 1300m above sea level and ...

Thou shall not..., St. Catherine (Mt. Sinai), Egypt travel blog

Thou shall not...

A travel blog entry by beckano

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The pilgrimage to mighty Mt. Sinai and St. Catherine's Monastery started bright and early, at least for us. We were still on Dahab time, also known as "no schedule, no problem". A minibus arrived at 8am to pick us up from Inmo. We hopped on board with a ...

3500 steps to the top, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

3500 steps to the top

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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... to wait for scheduled stops! Enough about that! Off we went on the truck...it's not a bus... with our scheduled caravan headed for Mt Sinai. The first two hours of the truck were fine, it was windy, but it wasn't that hot yet and it was fun ...

Bye, bye Cairo, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Bye, bye Cairo

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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This morning we left Cairo in a minibus heading for the Sinai region. Am glad to leave this stinky, dirty city. We have a security guard travelling with us as there are no convoys to the Sinai. Which makes me feel quite safe- especially as he was asleep ...

Climbing Mt. Sinai, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Climbing Mt. Sinai

A travel blog entry by thechans

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... hotel near St. Catherine's monastery at the foot of Mt Sinai. Then, wake-up call on Thursday was 2am to begin the hike up Mt. Sinai. We're in Egypt, but we have 4 layers on, fleece jacket, ski cap, and gloves! We follow a camel trail up the mountain, ...

Mar 31, 2011, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mar 31, 2011

A travel blog entry by hulmann

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"the 11th commandment" the diary entry for ...

A travel blog entry by grinspinner

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... , as we have booked the hellish overnight bus to Luxor that departs tomorrow afternoon. Although some archaeologists and historians dispute Mt Sinai's biblical claim to fame - known to the locals as Gebel Musa - Christian's, Muslim's and Jews revere it ...

Mt Sinai and St. Katherine's Monastery, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai and St. Katherine's Monastery

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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... that performed the act.  Then a bird came and took her body to the highest point in Egypt (Mt. Katherine).  Mt. Katherine is next to Mt. Sinai, where Moses received the 10 Comandments.  There has been a church continuously in use since the ...

Mt Sinai, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai

A travel blog entry by richardandsusie

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Moses: Where Are You?, Mt Sinai - St Catherine's Monastery, Egypt travel blog

Moses: Where Are You?

A travel blog entry by ehjelter

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... idea where the monastery is located. And, at this moment, the monastery is not the object of one's affections. At 2285 metres, Mt Sinai is Egypt's second tallest mountain. As the story goes, this is the mountain where God is said to have delivered ...

Mt Sinai....sucks!, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai....sucks!

A travel blog entry by mattandneetie

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... spent bumming around the beach restaurants in Dahab before boarding a mini van with 5 Germans and 2 Koreans at around 11pm mini van to Mt Sinai. After a two hour bus ride, we made it to the base, where we joined a bunch of other people for the required ...

To Cairo and Mt. Sinai, finish at Neweiba, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

To Cairo and Mt. Sinai, finish at Neweiba

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

... of the wedding party were on the top deck, enjoying the bar and the evening, foregoing the show altogether.     Friday, 11/2 Mt. Sinai / St. Catherines   It is cool at Mt. Sinai. We are at about 1500 meters and the air is crisp.  ...

Climbing Sacred Places and Camels, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Climbing Sacred Places and Camels

A travel blog entry by bambi

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... any longer, and since the St. Katherine Monastery didn't open until 9 am, we were in no rush what so ever. The top of Mt. Sinai was practically empty when we started the hike down. After a few steps we ran into the people we had shared bus with. ...

Jul 06, 2005, MT SINAI, Egypt travel blog

Jul 06, 2005

A travel blog entry by wanderingstar

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Travelling, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Travelling

A travel blog entry by svderrick

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Well have tried out the Egyptian medical service and found that actually its not too bad. Been ill since I left Cairo a couple of days ago and so today have tried out St. Catherines hospital. Have to say that it was a little 3rd world for my taste. When ...

Climbing Mount Sinai, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Climbing Mount Sinai

A travel blog entry by jandhontour

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... believed that Moses was handed the 10 Commandments on stone tablets by God and so it is very significant for both Christians, Muslims and Jews. Mt Sinai is 2285 metres high and so we're in for a fairly tough night. Our bus left the hotel last night at ...

Mt Sinai, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai

A travel blog entry by longwaydown

... pain and shakes in the legs it was well worth it with due to the spectacular scenery. Overall a tough walk up and down the mountain however to see the sunset from Mt Sinai over the surrounding mountains was truly breathtaking and well worth ...

Mt Sinai - with 400 Nigerians, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai - with 400 Nigerians

A travel blog entry by tim_to

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... the site of where Moses received the 10 commandments.  However, there is much debate about which mountain is actually Mt Sinai.  Needless to say, I truely believe the mountain that I spent 5 hours climbing must be the true Mt ...

Jeep Safari #2, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Jeep Safari #2

A travel blog entry by zerns01

... finishing time which is a pity cos he had organised a whole day for us. We raced back to the hotel as those who climbed Mt. Sinai were supposed to be going to the monastery. We got back to the hotel after being bogged for about 10mins and Sami was ...

Mt Sinai, Mt Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Mt Sinai

A travel blog entry by rhibeez

So Mt Sinai, Moses mountaın to the Egyptıans and the many pılgrıms you see on the way. We got to St Catherınes Monastary at about 2AM and started our acent at 2.30ısh. Kınd of peaceful wıth the full moon ...

Sunrise from Mount Sinai, Mt. Sinai, Egypt travel blog

Sunrise from Mount Sinai

A travel blog entry by skip-ange

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On the Friday night we took a coach to the bottom of Mount Sinai, the mountain where God spoke to Moses and gave him the 10 commandments. We arrived at 2:30am and after climbing nearly 7km and an elevation of 900m we reached the top in time for the 5:45 ...

Mount Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt Sinai (Jabal Musa), Egypt travel blog

Mount Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery

A travel blog entry by xuanargi

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... at Mount Sinai and to visit the St. Catherine's Monastery with a company called Sharm Excursions before coming to Egypt. We were initially rather apprehensive in booking with them after reading some negative reviews about them on TripAdvisor. However, ...

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