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Or, as this post could also be called, "True Travel Adventure: the Boat from Egypt to Jordan". After a quick breakfast and hauling my luggage to the reception in the early morning I was ready for the next leg of my trip. But not before curiosity got the better of me and I asked the hotel receptionist what a taxi to the airport would have cost had he arranged it. His answer? 50 EGP. Damnit.
The plan today was to take the boat accross the Red Sea, ...
... later on in the week.
We drove for about 2 ½ hours until we came to Petra. However, along the way we saw our first camels roaming around on the arid dessert floor. They were not very big, on the skinny side. We saw many herds of sheep, some donkeys.
The sun was out and the sky was blue, but the temps were not yet hot. It was predicted it would hit 100 degrees. Petra, Jordan, is home of the Treasury which is ...
... ushered to the front of passport control or customs, which was a little embarrassing, but considering there was very little courtesy from the other passengers we took our luxury and enjoyed it! When sailing down the Gulf of Aqaba we were treated to the coastlines of Saudi Arabia to our east and Egypt to our west. Quite spectacular!! Looking forward to all you can eat and drink in Sharm el Sheikh with Jethro and ...
... people, mainly Arabic & Islam. Arabic is the official language. The currency is Jordanian dinar, though other currencies are accepted in the main tourist areas. The government is a Constitutional monarchy, ruled by King Hawlahit since 1999. Today, Aqaba has a population of about 90,000. It is located near the border with Israel, only about 9 miles away. We could see Israel from our ship. The temperatures in most ...
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). ...
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