Carols Swan Club

Marsa Matrouh , Mersa Matruh, Egypt | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Marsa Matrouh , Mersa Matruh.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Mersa Matruh

The Egyptian Road Less Travelled

A travel blog entry by barry0fisher on Dec 18, 2010

17 photos

... in asking for a tip every time either of us passed him on the way to the bathroom. Egyptians don't quite understand providing an actual service to deserve a tip, but we explained he would get a tip the next morning. Ironically, why he didn't just ask for more for the room and pocket the difference amazed me.


We checked out the main museum, some Roman catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, a large modern mosque , and an old Islamic castle ...

Hello Siwa

A travel blog entry by camelsandtacos on Mar 16, 2010

... rotten eggs?


Greco-Roman
tombs in the Al Maraqi area. Apparently the Roman's fancied the idea of
sealing up and hiding the dead in the sides of mountains. We saw
several mountainside ...

Weekend in Siwa (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by acroyse04 on Mar 03, 2010

3 comments, 54 photos

... some time here, got back into the cars, and drove like crazy up and down dunes until we stopped at the very top of one. This is where we were going to go Sand boarding (like snowboarding on the sand)!!! This hill was steeper than anything I've ever been down, and even the Bedouin drivers were questioning the safety of it. I guess they decided it was ok, so they got sand boards out of their cars and we got set up. I was hoping there would be a bunny hill for beginners like ...

Weekend in Siwa (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by acroyse04 on Feb 28, 2010

2 comments, 89 photos

... Matthew, Tamer, and Dr. Randa were all conversing heatedly in Arabic and we pulled over multiple times to ask for the correct road to Siwa, Finally a policeman gave us the right answer and we began the long six hour drive through straight desert. 
   We eventually arrived at the "hotel"- Siwa Shali Resort- at 8pm. This was not a hotel- this was a group of mini  mudbrick cabanas built together around a winding pool of water. It looked straight out onto the Sahara Desert and its ...

Hectic first day in Egypt

A travel blog entry by bruceandpetra on Jan 11, 2010

5 photos

We arrived at the border nice and early, and we said fair-well to Mr Zaid in no-mans land, after he had sorted out all our paperwork, handing back of the plates etc.....

That was the easy bit....the Egyptian side was going to be a huge challenge, and expensive. To cut a long story short, we had to get a visa, health check, clear customs, various checks for vehicle, third party insurance, number plates, credit card ...