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Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh
25 January 2010 :
Sharm Excursions and Mount Sinai :
We had booked our trip to see the sunrise 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 …
24 January 2010 :
We reached Sharm El-Sheikh a little after 2pm after a short flight from Amman and proceeded to take a taxi outside the airport to our hotel, Camel Hotel in Na'ama Bay.
Our main purpose of stopping at Sharm El-Sheikh was just to use it as a base for us to join an excursion to climb Mount Sinai, which starts at the …
24 January 2010 :
We spent most of today travelling from one place to another between two countries.
We first took a flight from Aqaba to Amman in the morning and later in the afternoon, continued on our journey from Amman to Sharm El-Sheikh, arriving in the late afternoon.
We are finally in Egypt!!! We will update our onward journey from Sharm in our next Blog.
... from the tropics and they panic because the environment is too harsh. As an example of his prowess, at Jackson Reef he dove to 57 meters (150+ feet) and watched a shark swim around in a school of tuna. Here’s what he drilled into my brain: to go down I deflate my vest completely. Once I level off at the desired depth I put a little air back in, and as I go up I release air and as I go down I add air remain neutrally buoyant. This is no easy task, but on our eighth dive Leah and ...
... did a few extra activities. One afternoon they hired quad bikes and sand buggies and rode into the sand dunes. Ricky drove in the sand buggy most of the way with Tom as the navigator. Lots of fun.
The boys also went on a scuba diving trip into the Red Sea. Ricky snorkelled while the bigger boys scuba dived. Tom had his first experience scuba diving and absolutely loved it. The briefing involved a ...