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Travel Blogs from Taba
... or so later, the ticket office opened and out of nowhere a bunch of Egyptian truckers appeared, once more crowding the ticket office in front of us, yelling things through the window. We did manage to buy our tickets eventually, and when the (false) announcement that the ferry would be leaving 'now' scared us into sudden action, we made our way to the passenger terminal. Where we proceeded to wait for some time.
I must admit I hadn't ...
... There we were in the back of the truck with no protection at all whizzing along. We got drenched. But, we were all laughing about it. The temps had dropped by this time, so the water was quite cold.
We reached the Bedouin camp and there were several tents set up with long colorful cushions to sit on. The rain had just about stopped by this time. There was an Arab band playing, and Liz our friend, was dancing along. She was quite ...
Well the eyes have it. The visit to ophthalmologist The eye man, showed that I had a detached retina in my right eye and that it could not be treated by lazar but needs surgery. I could have it done in the capital city or fly home. They would have operated tomorrow here in Jordan and hopefully not much later than that at home. As it needs three to five days in hospital I decided that I would prefer to fly home and be near family. The ship charge £500 for repatriation but what ...
... exported. Jordan is also known for having lots of camels, which do seem to roam freely, but they are all owned. They can be quite expensive—up to $300,000 for some racing ones. Camels can go one month without water; they get mostly what they need from the acacia trees, which are all around the desert. They have very thick lips for eating the acacia trees. They have two sets of eyelashes to protect them from the ...
... to sign off on our departure or ensure our return or something along these lines. We were pretty furious and not getting a lot of information from anyone. After the ferry left we were told that there would be one more in about five hours at one pm and our tour agent assured us we would have everything worked out by then and we would be in Jordan by that afternoon. We were all fairly exhausted so we slept on the wooden benches by the dock for awhile. ...
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $91
Km. 14 Taba - Nuweiba Intl. Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $60
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Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $67
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Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $43
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- Horrible hotel
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Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $65
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Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $47
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