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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Dahab
... than scuba, and my body wasn't cooperating. I did my super long breath hold that day though. On the second day, I freedived to 17m both by pulling the line, and again by swimming down. I could have gone deeper, but found it hard to equalize the pressure in my ears. The pressure at that depth also threw me off, my chest felt like it was getting squeezed by a pair of vices, yet at 16m I felt fine. A school of medium sized fish surrounded the line as i ascended up, ...
... and fun. When we sailed, the skipper tacked across the river, so you were either sliding downwards, or sloping upwards. An exciting way to travel! There are an incredible # of cruise ships on the Nile, but I think we had more fun singing & dancing by the campfire at night with our Nubian skipper & crew!
After travelling almost 40 km in 2 days, the skipper called it quits because of the winds, and we travelled ...
... and went for a swim out into the bay, skin diving (not skinny dipping) down to the ocean floor and back up again. I got a few shells as souvenirs! The sea was completely calm and so clear, the sun was bright and just beginning to set, and I was drinking litre after litre of salty sea water, coughing and spluttering and nearly dying at least once. It takes some serious practice! Needless to say I ruined the atmosphere somewhat. I stupidly didn't bring my fins though and only ...
... worked. Fabio didn’t say much and Marcelo seemed happy to go with the flow so they took the lead from Clare and I. We tried to negotiate with the taxi driver who wasn’t budging on price. He was the only taxi driver there so I think we figured that we didn’t have much of a choice. Clare, Marcelo and I were happy to pay and clamoured in. With a grunt Fabio informed the driver that he would not be paying that much to get ripped off and refused to go, saying ...
... to be that the bag of domestic waste is put on top of a wall, the kids then pull it down, rip it open, strew it around and goats roam the streets during the day eating everything possible, cardboard and all. It's not a tidy system!
It's a scruffy place, but it has a real charm and appeal. It feels like a thriving, friendly community, where we could imagine ...