Travel Blogs from Aswan
... good again, then went up to the bar for a drink. They had a show on of a Derwish dancer, which I'm still not sure where this kind of dance originated... Might have to google that one! It was a guy wearing long skirts who pretty much spun in circles for a while making his skirts look kind of like parachutes! I don't know how he didn't get too dizzy and just fall down though! Up next was a belly dancer, who was more of a belly jiggler than dancer! She shook around for a ...
... of our hotel are Christians. I had dinner at the Mona Lisa restaurant, on the banks of the Nile - and was their only customer of the night! Bedded.
26th Had a 3am wake up call for our 3.30am pick up by coach - we had to be in our position in the convoy for a 4am departure to Abu Simbel. Due to the very unstable conditions in Egypt the only way to travel by road between Aswan and Abu Simbel is in a convoy with an army escort. Abu Simbel was moved from ...
... money he realized that there was some missing. I could see the three boys across the street laughing and joking. We crossed back to the boulevard and I was shouting at them to return our money. Two of the boys met us and gave back a small portion of money. When it was all said and done, they stole $35 Canadian, which is a lot of money to them. To put it into perpective, I have spent between less than a dollar to $10 for bracelets, hats and necklaces while ...
... bad, and we will still have time to relax next to the pool. And then he went to pray…
Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock
Our tickets got issued after about 45minutes. But still we weren’t allowed into the harbour without our fixer. But he was still away praying – we think. After another half an hour (and a call to Mr. Salah) he came back telling us to get our cars. Yeah!!!!
We got into the harbour gate and had to pull over ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking