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Travel Blogs from Taba
... payment to one of the boat officers, our group and the other Geckos group were led off first. Went downstairs to collect our bags (mine was wet at the bottom) and had to avoid huge trucks getting off the ferry (smell was overpowering). Loaded our bags again and headed through into customs. Met by 2 guides from local travel company Discovery1.com our group of 9 was met by our guide Nasser, the other group of 12 had another guide, and there ...
... after seven. Which we got to watch from the shore since they refused to let us on the boat. There is still some question about who should have done what and what could have been done to help but there were several phone calls made from Eric's phone (at nearly $3 a minute) trying to get the border patrol and the ferry crew and our travel agent on the same page. We were on the list to board but we were not permitted to board since we did not have a tour guide ...
... minutes before he got to me all politeness, smiles and apologies for keeping me waiting. At this point it seemed a little strange as to why a simple enquiry had led me here. It seems that there is no Avis office at the border and it is a "common scam" that the border guards are quite sick of. A officer was detailed to help me by phoning the Aqaba Avis office with my reservation number etc. But no joy from them so he explained about taking a white taxi from the ...
... Muslim families who can’t disrobe to see first-hand the splendours that lie beneath the waters. The Corniche would be a really nice place to spend some time if I didn’t have a splitting headache. I catch a bus back to the southern beaches and enjoy/suffer an afternoon of bedrest.
In the evening I go up the sandhill behind the dive village and get some photos of the sun setting behind the hills of Egypt on the other side of the Red Sea. Right next door is ...
... them about 20-minute show while we were waiting for the car - including knife handling and push ups and some other fun stuff.
So the police liked us a lot and wanted to help us.
Besides usual tea and cold water of course.
Anyway, watermelon was very good and we found a whole lot of workers and farmers hanging around the field who fed us a good dinner (rice with sheep meet and usual ...
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $79
Km. 14 Taba - Nuweiba Intl. Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Worst hotel i have ever stayed in
- Very very quiet resort and surrounding area
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $51
- Wonderful time just returned 04 Nov 2004
- Super Holiday
- Egyptian Hospitality
Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $50
- Really lovely place if you like a restful break!!!
- Horrible hotel
- Quiet but enjoyable
Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $64
- Value for money !!!
- Excellent holiday
Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $67
Wadi Mahashy El Ala, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $69
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Taba Nuweiba Road km 1, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $73