Steigenberger La Playa Resort
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... and found out that the office was closed due to prayers. We had no choice but to wait. As the ferry to Jordan is notorious for leaving later than scheduled, this did not seem a problem. We took the time to chat and share travel experiences. A little later we were even joined by an Arabic speaking Chinese couple from Cairo, who turned out to be a real asset to our little group, as one of them had actually travelled the same route before. Score!
Well the eyes have it. The visit to ophthalmologist The eye man, showed that I had a detached retina in my right eye and that it could not be treated by lazar but needs surgery. I could have it done in the capital city or fly home. They would have operated tomorrow here in Jordan and hopefully not much later than that at home. As it needs three to five days in hospital I decided that I would prefer to fly home and be near family. The ship charge £500 for repatriation but what ...
The day started a 6am with a beautiful but cold morning we had a simple but yummy breakfast of omelette in flat bread and a cup of tea or four. Once the Germans got up we started packing and getting organised for a camel ride back to Wadi Rum village. Okla only just managed to wake up before we were ready to go. He had a biggish night I think. We got on the camels, the Germans were still not ready, so we set off without them. As the sun ...
... 8216;Who did we think it was’, Roisin actually thought it was Mother Theresa!!! An easy mistake to make although the fact we were in Wadi Rhum, the location of the start of the Great Arab revolt lead by Lawrence of Arabia, should have given it away!!!
In the vicinity of this rock stood another few Bedouin tents. One particular tent seemed to be attracting a lot of attention. It was a fairly large tent, very sparsely decorated inside, except for a bed in ...
... 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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