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... first time I have gone to bed dirty
It was to be an early start in the morning, off to Hurgarda, a resort town on the Red Sea, famed for its diving (I wouldn’t be doing any, forgot my PADI card)
We arrived about 2ish, Mark said it would be a hovel, the worst place we have been to, I asked him if it’s that bad "why are we going there?"
We have always stayed there he said
Well it’s not the worst place, the rooms ...
...via s stop on the West Bank of the Red Sea. A long and hot journey to Roots Camp sited close to small Red Sea lagoon. Run by an English couple who happy to have the truck set up camp in the backyard. Setting the tents up on a sun baked area was just asking for trouble. Luckily upgrades were readily available, the bar had plenty of beer and joy of joys there was a swimming pool. Our first track meal went off very credibly and this overland company appreciates ...
... seaside resort to relax and unwind after 2 solid weeks of touring. Unfortunately, we were only half right. Our resort looked nice from the outside and the street seemed to be full of life. The weather was prime for swimming. We checked in and they took us to our rooms. It was far from a four star resort but that didn't matter, we have stayed in far worse. When we went for lunch, it didn't take us long to notice that we were the only Australians. How you ask? Well in the line ...
This is going to be short because I have written so many blogs and then not been able to send them and it's very frustrating! If it's successful then I'll send another tomorrow. When I booked this trip we were supposed to be going through the western deserts of Egypt but Fco advice stopped all that and we've been diverted to the Red Sea. Consequently ...
... the next morning, and praying that we wouldn’t be re-living it later on the boat, we looked out at the near horizontal palm trees around the pool. Luckily, the wind seemed to subside slightly as we too subsided at the first dive site, after becoming acquainted with our fellow sub-mariners. Dan had decided to take the “Advanced” Open water course, so was down for 5 dives over 2 days, 4 of which were specialised. As the “specialist ...