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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Swimming pool
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... We finally roll out and start our journey. The desert is amazing - absolutely nothing but sand and rocky outcrops - no green at all and no trees. There are some houses but these are brick and built into the edge of the rocky hills. Occasionally there is one on the side of the road with some straw on the roof - almost just a humpy. Apparently if there is a sky dish on top someone lives there! We pass police posts every few kilometres - some have uniformed police ...
... the Italian crew have never seen people drink so much and at one stage it was thought the beer was running out! That may have been a good thing! You should have seen the Heineken kegs being offloaded in Columbo! Thankfully the majority of us are just polite social drinkers. Some people just give Aussies a bad name - very sad when a lot of them are middle aged. For many it is a first cruise and a first time overseas! There are a lot of families on ...
... Karnak Temple was built by several Pharaoh, each proving his closeness to the gods by the expansion he (or she -- there was one female Pharaoh) built. It is the largest place of worship ever built and features the Avenue of the Ram-Headed Sphinxes, Hypostyle Hall and its massive columns, obelisks, the Temple of Amen-Re and the Sacred Lake. Mostafa gave us an excellent explanation of everything -- both what we were seeing and the history behind it. We saw the huge scarab on ...
... used a power socket in the hotel but wanted to try it out when we've got some time with sun available. There is solar panel envy going on at the size of mine..... also because of my internet dongle - no one seems to be getting the Wifi fro the hotel reception. Sat drinking beer, eating 'chips' i.e. crisps, salted local cheese etc. Laura is about to hold her yoga class - she also did a class yesterday - wondered what they were up to in the desert ...
... I expected. There was a crowd of young adults playing with the orange marker tap, yup that was a joy to ride through. One guy was kind enough to do the moonwalk in front of my path for me. Yes, at 30km/hr, my bowls work well. The campsite is lovely, right on the Red Sea, the last day of the Red Sea before we head to Luxor. Camping right on the beach with a bar, 20 Egyptian pounds for a 500mL Stella, that's COLD with ...