Safaga Palace Resort
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... the green and fertile Valley of the Nile,where 98% of the poulation live.Date palms ,nicely kept, small productive tracts of land, with Families working,new large resivours in place further back.
We skirted the villages ,on a new highway and into Luxor,every corner is culltivated,vendors crouched in the shade with nuts and things all set out on the ground.
Amongst it all ,so close to civilization, we saw the Avenue of the Sphnix,perfectly placed in this huge line ,human ...
We only saw Safaga from the ship's window's or deck. It wasn't easy for me to get out as the taxi's were limited to come no closer than a 15 minute walk and the temperature was 95F/35C and I couldn't walk it in 15 min on the best of days.
Kent decided that seeing the Valley of the Kings ...
... regards to the Cairo hotel we were booked at for the next evening, before we started the homeward journey. Ragy assured us it was not located near the site of any protests and apologized profusely for what was happening in his country--like it was his fault!
In the early evening we made our way back to the Hard Rock for big, messy barbecued chicken burgers. Later at the resort, we wandered ...
... where we were to meet and offload together, we found others with an equal thought of being first. It dawned on me, the first bus would be all the pushy people wanting to be first and in the front seat all their life! I watched the group forming and a few grumbles about "they always get the front seat", must've been the full world cruisers. Thought to myself, well maybe another bus might not be a bad idea. So I walked up to a couple ...
... has don in just about everzy other land. The funnest ting that I saw today was about 50 broken toilets on the side of the road, obviously from a truck crash. Everything that one requires for these buildings and for the tourist in Huagra is transported along this road. you travel along to a constant cocophany of hooters, either as greeting, warning that they are comming or just so. enough said about this day. I was glad that I had it behind me. Again desert camp. 3 days without ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking