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Well all good things end so soon it was time to pack up and head home to see if any more mold had grown on our bedroom walls. Thank goodness without anyone using the shower and leaving the fan on we didn't have much extra to worry about. It seems like this is a common problem here with poorly built building, no ventilation and keeping the heat off or only on in short amounts due to cost. It sounds like they ...
... on the brighter side, hopefully they will start to put the giant tv screen on at the back of the ship. :0)
The captain also had a lot to say about our transit through the Suez Canal tomorrow, we are joining a convoy and will be starting the transit at around 7 am, but this may change depending on how everyone feels at the time. We are quite looking forward to going through the Suez Canal, but of ...
... All magnets 1 dinar’, came the reply.
That’s about 85p. He should have started at about 15 dinar. I would have haggled him down to about 3 dinar and everyone’s a winner!! As it happens I gave him 5 dinar for 2 magnets and he gave me 3 dinar change. For one brief moment, I thought I noticed an expression of disappointment on the shop keeper’s face and a look of: ‘Can we start again!!?’ He definitely doesn’t have the hang of this ...
... and Egypt as we watched the world go by. It was fascinating watching the locals enjoy their Saturday night at the beach. It amused us that men walked around with enormous teapots on their backs serving tea to anyone who was interested. We decided to try out the restaurant at the hotel for our final night as it had quite a good reputation and was reasonably priced. It was good to get back to semi western food ...
... and relax before the long trip back to Egypt. The hotel had a roof top pool so we had a dip. It was freezing and surrounded by people who should give up wearing bikinis. After the swim we went for a walk around Aqaba. It is a lovely spot with nice beach areas and loads of small shops. We stopped and had drinks along the way then went back to have lunch at the hotel. The restaurant next to the hotel looked great so we sat down, only to ...