Travel Blogs from Eilat
... We knew that this was Eilat at its busiest as it was the Shavuot long weekend.
After ringing a few hotels to no avail, we fortunately found the 'last' room in a “hostel” that would take 3 of us. It didn't sound luxurious but the alternative was to sleep on the beach (with the mosquitoes)! There were several tents pitched on the beach so the idea did cross our minds!
The room was basic but it did have aircon and wifi. It didn't take me long to ...
So. Exhausted. Today has just been one of those days. Nothing seems to really be going right. One of us forgot our wallet and the card that was in it and only has like... 50 dollars for the trip here, another forgot to bring underwear, another only packed three shirts for a five day trip. We're all very tired, very sunburnt, and pretty angsty. Our hotel... Well, it leaves much to be desired. Our ac didn't work, our room is very small and cramped, and it's just very run down. ...
... buildings, all of stone. It really is beautiful and unique. It is a 2 hour drive there. We had a driver that picked us up at the ship and then a guide met us at the site. He took us in & explained things along the way and then left us on our on to take pictures and walk out. Our driver was waiting to take us to lunch. had a true Jordanian meal. wasn't much different than what we eat Drove back to ship. We are at sea for the next 6 days, arriving in Dubai on Tuesday ...
... of Dahab) arriving at 5am, a little wait for Egyptian formalities, then onto the ferry at 6 and away at 6.30. All pretty easy and straight forward.
The trip up the Gulf of Aquaba took about 1.5 hours so it was a fast ferry!!! A pretty new twin hull cat. Good ride ( the gulf is like a mill pond - definitely not a place for surfers) and we were in Aqaba by 8. Then Jordanian formalities and I was in ...
... in Dubai.
There is lots of very poor areas as well as the rich.
Just like everywhere else we visit.
We saw 4 countrys at the same time at one part. Egypt, Israel, Saudi & Jordan.
We also saw Iraq & Syria.
He took us to the beach - wouldn't like to go swimming as they were sunbaking on stones and the heat was in the 40's.
Have you ever been in a cab when the driver bought you a Coke?
He stopped at ...