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... creepiness, but we eventually got our petrol then headed back on our way! We got a small amount more sleep then had to stop again a while later after the sun came up because one of the front tires blew! So we stopped in the middle of the desert while Ramzy and the driver changed the tyre! When we got back on the road I got a very small amount more sleep in before we arrived at our cruise ship in Aswan. We got on and checked in, then went up to our very nice room, followed ...
... Imagine huge sand dunes running straight into the water - wow!
Upon arriving at our destination we still had a trek through the dunes to reach the village so we did so in style on giant camels! The hardest part was staying on while they got up and down as to move each of their great legs we were looking at a 45 degree angle for us on their back. Crazy. The ride was nice but our legs were soon going to sleep for the way we had to sit. It still was ...
... next paddock a farmer was achieving the same task with a tractor.
Our first impression of Aswan was that it is much cleaner than Cairo but just as chaotic. We checked into the Ibis hotel and then we braved the spice market across the road on our own to buy some fruit. A very helpful lad showed us where the fruit stalls were (for a small fee of course) and we got some bananas and dates. We then wandered through the market trying to avoid the vendors and take in ...
... there during my stay was
excellent - sunny, and highs in the 80s - but a few days before my
arrival the highs had been ...