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Safely arrived in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Felafel is cheap and plentiful.
The city is much cleaner then Cairo or Aswan.
People still very friendly.
The ferry was an experience. I always hate handing over my passport and this time it took them almost 3 hours to process. But, I got through! ...
... hang of it.
Flew to Taba and the waiting pickup car from the Marriot Hotel. Endless security checks along the rode but did get there in the end. At the hotel they had our booking but did at first try to double the price (saying per person not per room) quickly admitted it was all misinterpretation when I showed the email from them on the laptop there and then. Dinner at the nightclub/bar full of tourists, about 11pm by ...
Did a couple more hours of Petra in the morning, and then off to Aqaba. If you've seen Lawrence of Arabia, he conquers Aqaba and starts his campaign. It is really hot here, but my hotel has A/C and satellite TV with US movies. I watched Executive Decision, and later ...
... hardship position makes us accept 7JD for what we paid 5 for on the way out. Being a genuine taxi, he used the main road, past the police check point, rather than the detour.
We had told him we were ok with him picking up extras, but he said "no discount". Halfway in we see a drama with too many people and too much luggage trying to get into a taxi. We pick up a couple and two big cases, to be dropped off at the Egypt ferry wharf. They had ...
... It is now 3 days ago and it still hasn't disappeared, so now i will never be a world famous male model as i have always hoped to be. DAMN YOU AQABA!
Oh yeah, by the way, Jonathan had some mosquito spray, and went to bed without giving me any, so DAMN YOU JONATHAN! YOU SHALL ROT IN HELL WITH HITLER AND ROB SCHNEIDER!
Whoop Whoop, will update again in about 2 days.
Next blog entry will be about the fascinating world of Petra and Indiana Jones.
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $79
Km. 14 Taba - Nuweiba Intl. Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Worst hotel i have ever stayed in
- Very very quiet resort and surrounding area
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $51
- Wonderful time just returned 04 Nov 2004
- Super Holiday
- Egyptian Hospitality
Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $50
- Really lovely place if you like a restful break!!!
- Horrible hotel
- Quiet but enjoyable
Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $64
- Value for money !!!
- Excellent holiday
Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $67
Wadi Mahashy El Ala, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $69
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Taba Nuweiba Road km 1, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $73