Alaska Camp & Hotel

Masbat South Sinai, Dahab, South Sinai, Red Sea and Sinai, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $12.00

Travel Blogs from Dahab

Mr. Friel and the ferry to Africa

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010 on Aug 03, 2010

8 photos

Day 30
Today: 101.5 km
Total: 7040 km

We woke up eagerly and with big anticipation – today we are crossing over to the African continent! Little did we know that this would be the ONLY thing we’ll be doing all day…

Crossing into Egypt is dreaded by most overlanders – and rightly so. There is …

Not as red as it is blue.

A travel blog entry by muzbec


Mohammed tells us to expect a 12hr bus ride filled with military checkpoints attempting to to aid stability in the area bordering Israel and notorious for black market trade. And on top of it, the reason we’re traveling around the coast rather then directly through it is that Bedouins have lately resorted to kidnapping a few tourists to ensure the government takes note of their demands. But you can’t half blame them as these demands are for basic infrastructure, rights to their ...

DM by Saturday!

A travel blog entry by jjweatherstone


... you. It'll be very strange coming back home. Back to rules and regulations, plans and more severe deadlines, known brands and adverts, working sewage systems, greenery, happiness, life... It's not that bad but you get my meaning. I've lived here for 2 months and that's enough time to create your own space, to know a place and the people and to become independent. I'm not saying I'll miss it, but the first week back ...

Cairo tomorrow!

A travel blog entry by jjweatherstone

... and if I don't I'm still grateful I came here and tried, and learnt all I have done and will do. Diving today was lovely though. Saw my first little manta ray, sitting in between some coral, and you could see the temperature veins running through the water. Problem is you didn't know if it was hotter or colder, when it was hot it was like a total body massage, when it was cold it was so so cold. ...

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by wanderingnomad-


... building it was crisp and clean and looked really civilised. There were female soldiers behind the counters and it just had a good feel to it. We presented our bags to be x-rayed and searched. This part was quite annoying as I’d packed my little bag full of the few items I’d acquired since being in Egypt and I had to unpack it all again for the guards to examine. I did feel sorry for Marcelo the most as he had a hard time explaining to the guards what half of diving ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAlaska Camp & Hotel Dahab

    Reviewed by alex.wilkinson


    Reviewed Feb 28, 2012
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    soothing and very relaxing, unmissable, dont go to egypt without it

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Alaska Camp & Hotel Dahab

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding