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Travel Blogs from Taba
... as a destination to the new capital of Mecca during the Islamic expansion. At that time the trading route through Jerash was no longer needed, and the site was abandoned.
On Day 2, we were at the city of Madaba and visited the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George and cycled up to Mt. Nebo, reputed to be the last resting place of Moses. Our guide advises that Moses isn't actually buried there, but went through the area in his last days and ...
... Lawrence of Arabia was filmed - at this point we realised how the trip would go. Salim our driver who could speak almost no english sortof waved up at the cliff - it was only that I had read abit about Wadi Rum I guessed it was the spring. " do we stay here or do we climb up ? " yes was the answer.
So basically we were taken to a number of key sites in the desert but had to guess which one, and certainly got no information as to the desert, ...
Saturday, June 25 We say farewell to Bethlehem and travel down to the area of the Dead Sea, where we tour Masada and Jericho. In the afternoon we swim/float on the Dead Sea. We then bus to the Southern tip of Israel at Eilat, cross over the border to Egypt, and overnight at Taba, just across the border at the Sol y Mar Sea Star Hotel (www.solymar.com). ...
... comfortable. But I am not a fan of sitting still, I would rather be moving slowly and arrive later than sit helplessly and await the future to come. So board the slow ferry I did although not after waiting for an hour or so in the ferry terminal while they presumably loaded on more important people before herding the economy brigade onto buses (women and foreigners in a separate line) and onto the boat.
After queueing for what felt ...
... I was so fed up with Egyptian's lack of manner. They don't know how to queue and there is no order or system when it comes to buying tickets etc. People come from everywhere and it doesn't matter who was there at first. They only think about themselves and doesn't care about others. I understand that things work differently in different cultures but I believe the respect to others should be universal… Egypt was great, full of magical sites and food ...
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $90
Km. 14 Taba - Nuweiba Intl. Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Worst hotel i have ever stayed in
- Very very quiet resort and surrounding area
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $62
- Wonderful time just returned 04 Nov 2004
- Super Holiday
- Egyptian Hospitality
Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Really lovely place if you like a restful break!!!
- Horrible hotel
- Quiet but enjoyable
Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $74
- Value for money !!!
- Excellent holiday
Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $65
Wadi Mahashy El Ala, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $60
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $48
Taba Nuweiba Road km 1, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $80