Travel Blogs from El Quseir
"Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it;" Psalm 96:11 As I sit on the cliffs high above the waters, I am overwhelmed by all the different shades of blue and the beauty that lies in front of me! The Red Sea sparkles like jewels in the midday sun. Around the waters there is only golden, dark brown desert that reaches into ...
... it is in the middle of the desert. The people are friendly, and have a small zoo with snakes and other small animals. Their are camels everywhere. I had a 15 minute ride on a camel. It really gives you the opportunity to see how other people around the world live. I mean, these people definitely do not have fridges, cars, built brick houses or supermarkets.
... had a good idea of what to expect.
Because it's only 20 years old, it's in remarkably good condition and you can look into the canteen to see the tables still bolted to the floor, with a pile of chairs in a corner - the wreck sank on its side.
On the seabed around the wreck there are a few suitcases, a TV and a couple of stereos - poignant reminders of the tragedy that unfolded.
In the afternoon, we were given the choice of doing a second dive on the Salem ...
... about how the ocean is changing the land formations along the coast, as well as environmental issues. Tomorrow in Hurghada we will be snorkeling in the Red Sea along the coral reefs, which really is going to be a treat! After tomorrow we depart via airplane to Cairo where we will see the Cairo Museum, the famous Mosque, and the great pyramids. I can't believe that this trip is coming to its end! Soon it will be back to class and work. How will I ever adjust. Until next time, ...
... I got on the camels and they stood up. We walked through the desert for half an hour and stopped for a few photo opportunities. Our guide in Luxor told us that camels can smell water up to 80 meters deep. When a well is running dry in a Bedouin community (desert nomads) they will not give their camels water for 2 weeks, then set them loose in the desert. The camels will walk until they smell water. At the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking