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Travel Blogs from Taba
... autopilot and enjoy the rest of the cruise. However, there was a serious disappointment. The ship has 3 steering wheels, which I think you will agree is a nice number and fitting for a ship of this size. However, each steering wheel is very very small. We are talking about a games consul size, and they even have a joystick for some of the manoeuvres. So anyone thinking of a life at sea, brush up on your driving games :0) and get rid of any ideas about twirling ...
... bottom, from which we could view a shipwreck just off the coast. The snorkeling was beautiful and peaceful. The second time we jumped in the water a guide showed me around reef and I saw coral and fish I never would have found on my own. Afterwards we had a nice barbecue on the boat and when it was time to leave I was dropped off on the jetty by speedboat. It was the perfect way to end my stay at the Red ...
... you walk through a very long gorge and it is all downhill when entering. Some of the large walkway is cement and some are very large cobblestones, and some is just plain gravel. There are horses to rent or a carriage pulled by a horse to take you either up or down the gorge. We wanted to walk as did most of us on the excursion.
Along the way as you look up, you can see caves where people actually lived many, many years ago. Also, ...
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 ...
... occupied Jordan under Ottoman rule for some 400 years.
It was a 1-hour drive to the start of our off-road trip across Wadi Rhum. Wadi in Arabic means desert while Rhum is a shortened version of Erhum. This was a name on one of the ancient inscriptions that are dotted all over the desert.
The first thing Roisin and I were impressed with is the state of the roads in Jordan. The Great Desert Highway stretches from Aqaba to the North of the country and is ...
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $91
14 KM Taba, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $67
- Wonderful time just returned 04 Nov 2004
- Super Holiday
- Egyptian Hospitality
Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $43
- Really lovely place if you like a restful break!!!
- Horrible hotel
- Quiet but enjoyable
Taba Nuweibaa Rd. , Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $66
- Value for money !!!
- Excellent holiday
Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $65
Wadi Mahashy El Ala, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $78
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Taba Nuweiba Road km 1, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $74