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... line (!) of locals, instead of jumping the queue as the foreigners were supposed to do in this case.
Once on the boat we settled in our spacious seats and waited for the ferry to depart. Which happened at the scheduled time (or thereabouts). So far so good. With us on board were hundreds and hundreds of Muslims, on their way to Mecca for the yearly Hajj (Aqaba being a major transit hub). We observed some of them praying between the seats, ...
... be a bit nasty, do not know why.
Rich walked all over town, down to the beautiful beach and got lost. Good thing he had a map. He decided to stop by a coffee shop near the spa and just hang out and wait for me.
About two hours later, I appeared with my newly polished nails and toes. While in the spa room, I had an opportunity to speak with a Muslim lady. She had been married for 38 years and had 4 children, all of whom were ...
... ushered to the front of passport control or customs, which was a little embarrassing, but considering there was very little courtesy from the other passengers we took our luxury and enjoyed it! When sailing down the Gulf of Aqaba we were treated to the coastlines of Saudi Arabia to our east and Egypt to our west. Quite spectacular!! Looking forward to all you can eat and drink in Sharm el Sheikh with Jethro and ...
... 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 ...
... after seven. Which we got to watch from the shore since they refused to let us on the boat. There is still some question about who should have done what and what could have been done to help but there were several phone calls made from Eric's phone (at nearly $3 a minute) trying to get the border patrol and the ferry crew and our travel agent on the same page. We were on the list to board but we were not permitted to board since we did not have a tour guide ...
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