Adrere Amellal: Desert Ecolodge

Sidi al-Ja'afar, Siwa, 11211, Egypt | Hotel

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Do you consider yourself adventurous?

A travel blog entry by neebish2

I consider myself a person who enjoys to look at the world differently than most people in the sense that I enjoy going to explore in the woods by myself. I can explore for hours on end, doing nothing. I go on hikes and climb trees and climb rocks and these things, I believe, are what make me adventurous in my own personal ways. Usually, when I do these things, I go alone which is uncommon and ...

Siwa II

A travel blog entry by devian


Day 11
We were still in Siwa. We had decided we would go around the city & take a tour. We saw many amazing things. Then around 3:20, we went back to the hotel. We packed up that night since we were going to Luxor the next ...

Siwa is quiet on Friday

A travel blog entry by theresabill


... In 1926, there were three consecutive days of rain and wind that destroyed the historic city that had been around for 800 years. It is interesting to note that our hotel was constructed this way too, so I hope it does not rain while we are here!

In Siwa we are 18 metres below sea level and near the water table. So, that is why it is an oasis and they are able to grow many things like dates, olives and palms.

We were able to walk around the site of ...

Desert, desert everywhere!

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo


... aren't as eager to get out and party during winter, but a fun group.

  • High winds changed our itinerary for the camel ride, so although we did get to ride camels, it was just out & back for an hour, instead of riding to our second camping night. A very mesmerizing experience as the camels undulated along the desert. The really fun bit was when they stood up to start the trek or stooped down to let you off! ...

  • The Egyptian Road Less Travelled

    A travel blog entry by barry0fisher


    ... top and in part from the ruins from the Pharos light tower, one of the original 7 wonders of the world. Unfortunately, nearly all of ancient Alexandria has been buried by earthquakes and a sinking ground base, such that the modern city is all that really persists. It's relatively "cleaner" and more spacious feeling than Cairo, and has nice friendly cafes for smoking sheesha (aka. flavored tobacco via a water pipe) , drinking tee or Turkish coffee, ...

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