Porto Marina Resort & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Indoor pool
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from El Alamein
... He finally pulls out the stuff in my price range (they only have so much time until the bus is scheduled to leave) and we make a deal. We get a chain that both I like and some other salesman thinks is appropriate (without me asking) then while I wait for the cartouche to be finished we are shown to a papyrus museum downstairs that also has bathrooms. I didn’t see much of a museum here, I did see a lot of very pretty papyruses ...
... building the floor level with us on an apartment block opposite, balancing precariously wearing just shorts and sandals on their makeshift wooden scaffolding.
The day's sights are hard to get your head around. The crumbled remains strewn around the city are not only at odds with the arab chaos surorunding them, but are a conflict of cultural and historical periods in themselves. Descending into the ancient catacombes, the artwork on the walls is at ...
... are the tombs of over 5,000 Italian soldiers who died here during the battles against the Allies in 1942. Nearly half of the tombs are signed 'Unknown' and this is very touching really, because so many of those young men couldn't even be recognized. Inside the Memorial there's a small museum and the Cemetery with the tombs over 200 Lybian soldiers (at those times, Lybia was an Italian colony) who fought for the Fascist Army during WWII and a ...
... outside the resort, for Europeans there's just the desert. I spent a very lazy and relaxing time sunbathing and strolling on the beach (it's sooooo long, and outside the resort the seaside gets wilder, with rocks and high waves...), and could take advantage of the village's unique position to take part in some great trips. All in all, a remarkable experience and a holiday I'd surely repeat!
... with chicken and vegetables. It was accompanied by a spicy sauce and lemony sauce. After dinner Lucky started to feel a little sick so we headed to the pharmacy and stocked up on antibiotics, cough medicine and cough lollies. On the way back I was lucky enough to try sugarcane juice for a 1.50EGP so I bought one for Lucky as well. Soon it was time for sleep and we were looking forward to the next day as it was the beginning of our 17 day tour of Egypt and Jordan. ...