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Once I had purchased my ticket (30 EGP for a 2-3 hour bus ride, which really puts that taxi ride from the airport into perspective!), I was left trying to figure out which bus would be the one for me. Given the fact that the buses didn't have any numbers or destinations on them (that I could tell anyway, there might very well have been in Arabic) there really wasn't any obvious way to tell. Luckily a friendly local was able ...
Well we finally got to our hotel after 11pm (it was the slow boat) and we had all reached the end of our tether. In fact I lost it inside Jordan immigration when all the men started smoking but we won't dwell on that! On the way to our hotel we were all amazed when we saw traffic lights, and they worked, and the cars actually stopped! Haven't seen a lot of that in most of the countries we have been in over the last five weeks! ...
The last day in Dahab was snorkeling again. This time a place known as 3 Pools. Not as good as the Blue Hole but OK - except for the jellyfish. They are harmless but feel horrible when they brush against you. Hundreds, no thousands there.
Then on Monday it was an early start to catch the early ferry ( the super fast ferry). And it was early. Left as 3.30am. Mini bus to Nuweiba ( the Egyptian port about ...
... we missed the last bus to Aqaba so it was time to haggle with the taxi drivers for a fair price down to the Red Sea. Of the two drivers my driver was very nice and I was happy to stay in his taxi. However, the other driver was not too pleasant. After an interesting exchange of words (Arabic and English) we finally agreed on a price for the 2 hour trip. In route our driver said he learned his English ...
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 $67
- 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 | 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