Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh
... to see a film called ‘Haute Cuisine’ about a lady called Hortense Laborie who finds herself appointed personal cook to the President of France with responsibility for providing all his meals at the Elysee Palace. The ‘corridors of power within the presidential culinary
world’ are apparently ‘littered with traps’. Nick sat down with the resuscitated laptop to write the blog. After dinner because we had seen both the show and the film we ...
Only a 4 1/2 hour flight, arrive earlier than normal so a couple of hours sunlight left. Interesting journey via taxi to the hotel, which included having to get out of it as we got grounded on a sleeping policeman! Hotel is very spread out, nice gardens. First rooms not to good but the girls manage secure new ...
... however, generally lifts my spirits, and thankfully there's plenty of it at the huge breakfast buffet at the hotel. I'm thankful for a full belly as we begin our drive northward across the Sinai peninsula. What a barren, treacherous terrain. No wonder the Israelites, whilst wandering in this area, said, "hey, Moses. You know, life as pharaoh's slaves really isn't so bad. Whaddya say we head back?"
In my current mood, I'm ready to head back to the greenery ...
... When I then told them I wouldn't be able to eat that night if I accepted their offer, they finally agreed to drop their price and I was taken to my hotel for 80 EGP. Close enough. The hotel receptionist was a friendly guy and I was soon shown to my room, a beach hut built out of wood. The hut is clean and simple, with a view of the Red Sea. I wandered around the premises for a while and as I was starving had some spaghetti bolognese for ...
... run into Matt who came to see me off. It meant a lot to
me. As much as I love the friends I have/had in Canada they are
almost always to busy to do anything of this sort. I don’t
begrudge this, but accept that it is a way of life and in some
regards, is why I have prefer to be on my own; you never feel let
down. Matt coming out, and the day before a phone call from Ross
asking where my goodbye do would be and wasn't going out otherwise
touched me ...
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