El Wady El Mouqudess Hotel

Saint Catherine, Red Sea and Sinai, Egypt | Hotel
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Moses and the Droids

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

15

We left Cairo for the Sinai Peninsula the morning of May 27. Rather than head straight for diving mecca of Dahab on the coast of the Red Sea, we decided to break the trip up by stopping in the village of Al-Milga for the night. There isn't much to see or do in Al-Milga other than visit the Saint Katherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai – …

Skiing on Mount Sinai?

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt

5

... rising heat of the rest of the country. A scuffle of little feet and we notice that we have company. A wee Bedouin boy who has left his camels to rest below has been subtly making an advance, casually leaning on a rock here, hopping from boulder to boulder there and settles himself nearby to observe what our curious foreign party is about.


After a while, my Cairene companion turns to ask the little chap a question, who blinks ...

Check Points.

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt

3

... while I drift in and out, studying Khasayim's accent, the funny 'j' in place of a Cairene hard 'g' and the Bedouin music that's playing – call and response, percussive and raw. I sink happily into the familiar old feeling of being the child, so often what foreignness amounts to; silent, with no expectations pinned on me or responsibility to talk. As each minute of my silence puts another mile between my little world and that of the front ...

The most peaceful experience ever.

A travel blog entry by lanaharris

3

... times.

Then we were at the top and for about 5 minutes, our group of 7 were the only ones. It was truly amazing. There was a small church that is only open once a year, Christmas Day. It was starting to get light and the shapes of the surrounding mountains were starting to become visible. Suddenly there were many, many people joining us at the top of the mountain - like about 300 or so. Many ...

A mountain

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

3

... answers although i did hear someone say "Charlton Heston" to the question on what Moses meant to them.
Had to wait until 9 for the Monastery to open but spent the time in the cafe they have in the grounds. It was a well earned cup of coffee ( well two). My initial thought was "great marketing, captive clientel - whats this going to cost?" But no. A dollar for a cup of coffee was OK!! Think they made most of their money ...

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