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This is going to be short because I have written so many blogs and then not been able to send them and it's very frustrating! If it's successful then I'll send another tomorrow. When I booked this trip we were supposed to be going through the western deserts of Egypt but Fco advice stopped all that and we've been diverted to the Red Sea. Consequently ...
... br> Anyway, I felt that I really needed a holiday by the time we settled on Egypt. Thinking I was being diplomatic by suggesting a week at the Red Sea (diving and sunbathing for Dan) followed by a few days in Luxor (culture for me), I was then presented with the task of costing up and arranging all our flights. This was no mean feat when Dan was flying from Bahrain to Egypt but then wanted to return to London with me, then had to get up to Edinburgh for the weekend for ...
... everywhere we went given that tourism numbers from those countries are down 80%. This could also be the last entry in the blog for 2-3 days as our Egypt Vodaphone data SIM (3 GB for AU$10) in the iPad will cease to work after we leave Cairo Airport and Internet access in Jordan is expensive so unless we find reliable wifi in our Bedouin Tent accommodation out in the Jordan desert our next update may even come from Munich in 6 days ...
Today turned out to be a lay day as Tish awoke early with an upset tummy. By late morning, she was feeling much better and we made our way down to the resort beach and had a swim with the local resort dolphin. We read about the dolphin on reviews written about the resort by previous guests so it was a privilege to actually touch and swim with him. We were able to secure two deck chairs ...
... diversity of aquatic life. We gave the old Olympus Tough camera sourced from eBay a workout and it performed perfectly taking great underwater photo's and videos. Favourite had to be the purple fluorescent jellyfish which all the other large fish seemed eager to take a bite of. After the first dive we had lunch before heading to the second dive site which was a large reef ledge around 300 metres long. It was the perfect time of day to to a view an impressive diversity of fish ...
Other places to stay in Hurghada
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $48
- Very Disappointed
- Confortevole & rilassante
El Corniche Road, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $56
- Does Marriott Proud
- Can wait to go again
- Absolutely Fab!!!
Safaga Road km 12, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Good hotel and a nice diving center
- Ok for a week away from it all!
- Christmas day on Paradise Island
Hospital & Sayed Korrayem St, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $26
Km 8 Hurghada Safaga Road, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $36
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $81
- Guter Aufenthalt für den Preis
- Fabulous Hotel
- Good hotel, could be better
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Safaga Road, Hurghada | Hotelfrom $94
Gabal El Hareem, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $91
- Great staff at the Hilton Plaza
- If you paid cheap, its fine... otherwise prepare to be disappointed
Village Road, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $59
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $105
Safaga Rd., Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Worst vacation ever!
- If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, do not stay here..
- The Awful truth about 1001 nights!
Km 34, Hurghada Safaga Rd. , Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Al- Hadaba Road, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $18
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $86
49 KM, Safaga Rd, Hurghada | 5 star hotelfrom $105
El Corniche Road, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Safaga Road, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $51
Hurghada Safaga Road k 17, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $49
- An experience to remember
- Not great for winter break
- The Russians Are Coming
Km 12, Hurghada El Gouna Rd. El Ahyaa Area, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $64
P.O. Box 254, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $14
Cournesh Road, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $38
P.O. Box 76 Hurghada Red Sea, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $36
- An enjoyable off season break
- Un joli petit hôtel à Hurghada
- Un bel hôtel propre et sympa
Arabia Road, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $45
El Corniche St, Hurghada | 3 star hotelfrom $27
El Kawsar District, Hurghada | 4 star hotelfrom $28