Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... same view from half way up as from the top. Logic you see.
Wow. Wow. Wow. What an incredible vista. Simply stunning. Desert beneath with mountains in the mid distance accentuated by hazy silhouettes of more mountains in the far distance. Absolutely no sense of scale. Awesome. This is why I work.
Return to Aqaba. Much, much hotter than Wadi Rum. 43C hot. With a hint of humidity. Ouch. In need of a quick trim visit the Golden Anchor Hair Saloon. I know how to treat ...
... out to the desert and had bought real hummus this time unlike my time in Petra, but I discovered that not all hummus is created equally and this stuff tasted more like dog food. Luckily enough the dinner that was made was extraordinary, they cooked the food underground and we had chicken, potatoes, veggies, and salads and as much as we wanted. It was a great meal to have after a long day of hiking around and the tea was just the ...
... the beautıful country of Jordan. After leavıng Egypt wıth the excıtıng prospect of catchıng the fast ferry to Jordan we soon dıscovered that there ıs no such thıng as a fast ferry on Saturdays. I guess the ferry runs on Egyptıan tıme. That evenıng we fınally arrrıved ın Aqaba, Jordan and met our ...
... 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 ...
... were very cheap but I don't think I want to live in this country…
Anyway, after purchasing the tickets, we went to a little cafe to eat lunch. We had only 50LE left as we were leaving the country today but the meal was just 25LE each! So we had just enough money. We had some bread, humous, meat, salad and soup which were ok for the price. Then we headed to the ferry stop but it was confusing to find an entrance and of course there is ...
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