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Travel Blogs from Taba
... we would have definitely missed our bus so our guide took it upon himself to find an alternative route through the desert to the main road. This resulted in a 2 hour wild goose chase through the desert, up and down rock faces (we were both wearing jandals) with no water or food (and one of the guys in our group was diabetic). It all came to a head on top of one cliff face when Adi and Or were too hesitant to cross a very skinny path over a ...
... walked along the public south beach and hired a paddle boat for a while, which proved to be good leg exercise. I lost my Ozzie cap along the way but managed to find a really good Petra cap when we got back to shore for the vast sum of about $3. Hope it lasts. We also purchased some drinks so we could sit on the beach and watch the sun set over the big container ships in the harbour and over the mountains ...
... what she's used to. The second dive was a wreck dive, which featured a large cargo ship sitting perfectly on its side. The wreck is new enough that it was still fairly well intact, but old enough that a fair amount of coral was growing on it, which was home to many fish.
Also while in Aqaba, we decided to try out a Turkish bath. For those unfamiliar with a Turkish bath, it basically entails getting hot and cold water poured over you, sitting in ...
... movies...so he knows what ******* means...we all (including the driver) had a good laugh. The price for the 2 hour trip was 35 dinar per cab, so about 12 a person. Not too bad!
Once in Aqaba we all realized we had barely eaten all day and were starving. We went to Jafra restaurant and had a delicious Jordanian meal with fantastic service. I discovered my new favorite drink --lemon wa na-a---it is lemon ...
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). ...
Other places to stay in Taba
Taba Beach, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $91
14 KM Taba, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $60
- Worst hotel i have ever stayed in
- Very very quiet resort and surrounding area
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $70
- Wonderful time just returned 04 Nov 2004
- Super Holiday
- Egyptian Hospitality
Km 10 Taba-Nuwibaa Road, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $43
- Really lovely place if you like a restful break!!!
- Horrible hotel
- Quiet but enjoyable
Taba Nuweibaa Rd. , Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $66
- Value for money !!!
- Excellent holiday
Km 2, Taba International Road, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $65
Wadi Mahashy El Ala, Taba | 5 star hotelfrom $78
Taba Golden Coast, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Taba Nuweiba Road km 1, Taba | 4 star hotelfrom $74