Oonas Dive Club Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh
The reason I love Sharm el-Sheikh so much is it's a holiday mecca! The place - a gorgeous sea view beach setting - has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Yes it's nice to see the locals and culture on holidays, but here you don't experience the down sides of this. From clubbing to quading in the desert, diving to fine food, this place has everything for an enjoyable ...
... realized is how much I've taken sipadan for granted. Sipadan is an island off the coast of east Malaysia where I did my first dive vacation. Till today (88 dives and counting), my best dives have been done there. It's also where I brought Dorothy to be certified last December. She saw 5 turtles on her very first dive! It wasn't even a real dive, it was the one where you wear your gear for the first time and jump into the sea. For comparison, my first dive was in a quarry ...
... between them. Shortly after this the Rwandan civil war between the Hutus and the Tutsis began and Professor Mann had to escape. At one stage he had to hide behind a bush for a week with only chewed vegetation for nutrition. Eventually he met two American journalists who took him by car to
the airport. On the way they survived a burst of fire, close range, from an AK47 which injured all three of them. All this was before lunch which we had in the Britannia Restaurant. Jo then ...
... were even a lot of signs posted in Russia. All of the local shops and tourists guides speak fluent Russian, but they had a tough time understanding my American English accent. Not many Americans come here and mostly England English come here.
The beaches in Sharm are actually not that great, but the atmosphere is. The hotels are off the beach, but they buy a very small piece of beach to allocate to its guests. The walk from the hotel to beach ...
Well, Id like to say this has been my shortest job ever, but I'd be lieing. that would be the chicken slaughterhouse. enough said.
2 weeks. My job went from being "less than 40 hours a week" to turning into 14 to 16 hours a day.
My normal day
(I will start at night as that is where it seems to begin)
8pm: Feed momo supper
between 9 and 11 bottle sterilizer, boil water, iron baby clothes, etc
11:30 feed mo mo
pretty much every 2 hours ...
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