La Reine Hotel and Dive Resort
Travel Blogs from Dahab
... a proper tour and explain the history of the site.
Flying out to explore Egypt was probably one of the best things I have ever done in my life. I am so glad I went and would have regretted it if I ended up cancelling my trip. After all the documentaries and books I have watched and brought over the years, nothing actually compares to being there in real life and seeing these things face to face.
I understand that the country has many ...
Shortly after joining the caravan Santiago made friends with a goat herder. They talked a lot about life and experiences. Santiago suggested to the Englishman that he study the people of the caravan, and in turn he told Santiago to study his books. Both of them did what the other suggested and learned nothing.
... time lazing on the beach and fitting in a couple of scuba dives and snorkelling trips, as well as some great seafood meals! Not to mention their national dessert, Om Ali, a mixture of caramel, nuts & cream pudding - sweet, but well worth trying! Their seafood soup is to die for!!! Tomorrow it is back to Cairo and on to Turkey for me. Maa el salama (goodbye) Egypt. Shukran (thank you) for a wonderful visit. It has been fun!
... Canal. This is an unbelievable trip. We are part of a convoy traveling under police protection. It is an interesting journey. Arrived at a checkpoint manned by the Egyptian army. Armed soldiers with automatic weapons and a small observation stand with a heavy machine gun keeping an overall eye on everything.
Slept on and off throughout the trip.
Incredible landscape. Stark, rugged and barren. Mostly granite and basalt by the looks of things.
Arrived in ...
... bat away with another. One particularly mangy and possibly Satanic cat braving darted across the table and grabbed Dan's food then gave a evil hiss. We persevered. Ten minutes later the Cat from Hell returned for a second go and we opted to move inside. But they were persistent little stalkers and a few managed to sneak inside. One slightly normal cat sat quietly watching and the waiter said 'Don't worry about him, he is a friendly one' aka house-trained. But not ...
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