Oricana Hotel

Mashraba Street, Dahab, South Sinai, Red Sea and Sinai, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $31.00

Travel Blogs from Dahab

Certified PADI Divemaster!

A travel blog entry by jjweatherstone

Yes, I'm hungover this morning, and yes it happens to be the brightest, hottest and calmest day of the year so far, so yes, every time I remove my sunglasses I feel like a goblin exposed to the sun's rays, and attempt to imitate Gollum... But also yes, yesterday I completed my Divemaster course and this morning we're sending off all the paperwork for that. I feel very proud of myself, looking ...

Recovery time

A travel blog entry by jjweatherstone


... bubbling of shisha pipes, and the ever present shout of street traders. Me, Charlotte and our guide were cornered by a particularly tenacious man, with crooked teeth and greasy hair, holding necklaces in his hands, draped over each finger. Eventually, me and Charlotte got him down from 400LE for one set of matching to two sets for 75LE. He was very upset. We moved through the bazaar, though I could not imagine charlotte's constant want for jewellery could get us into ...

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by wanderingnomad-


... br> My eyes flung open with a start as I felt the end of a gun roughly poke my shoulder. I shook as I tried to focus on what was happening.

“Passport” the soldier grunted at me, holding out his hand.

“Oh. Right” I grabbed my passport and hurriedly passed it over. I looked up the front of the bus to see four other soldiers checking the passports of everybody else on board. Seeming satisfied the soldier passed mine back to me and they ...

The Red Sea

A travel blog entry by winegalcj


... are not pets. Yes, they snuggle up to you and sit in your lap and purr and such when you do not have food about, but if you do…. Watch out. These cats are creatures of instinct, cunning and adept in the art of thievery. Just this morning I had a cat jump up and grab my freshly peeled hard boiled egg right off my plate. Okay, but how did she know it was peeled? That’s clever.

Later, she crawled up in my lap for a nap.

Where the sand meets the sea

A travel blog entry by oz8118


... we flag down a hotel porter passing by. He quickly comes over with a big smile. With a flick of his wrist and turn of the key, the door pops open with ease, making us feel like total idiots. We try to open the door again under his supervision, but just like before, the lock won’t budge, obviously the work of some sadistic engineer. Our friendly porter discovered our flawed technique – we didn’t push the ...

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