Steigenberger La Playa Resort
Travel Blogs from Taba
... ready for shopping. On the way back to the ship, we stopped for a meal at what had been a town (very old) with many small buildings that had been converted to a 5 star hotel and restaurant. The tables were packed with many different salads for us before we headed to the buffet. We also had entertainment while we ate, two local musicians play stringed instruments and our guide got up ...
... choice. Walked upstairs to try and find seats – found a block of 9 right near the information room, no windows but at least our group was together. It took over 1-1.5 hrs to get going but finally we started to move. Mike was designated as our group passport officer, he took all our passports so they could organise visas for us. Went for a walk up to the top deck to see the view – Saudi Arabia on the opposite side. Pretty ...
... by others continue to this day.
Obviously, it is impossible to comprehend Petra in a couple of hours. Its significance is not simply what the Nabataeans created, but, in addition, its historical relationship to events in the Bible. Perhaps it is not possible to comprehend it in a lifetime.
Again, like Luxor, we just touched the surface. But what a touch! A ...
... 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 ...
... in South Beach of Aqaba. We had made a reservation previously but I had regretted to book this place as it was quite far out from the town. I guess it is a good spot if you are a diver or a snorkeler but not very convenient and there is no ATM around there. A Kiwi guy, Simon, kindly lend us some money so we paid for taxi (3JD per person).
We had booked 2 beds in 15 mixed dorms ($15 per person) but it was actually beds on the roof and mattresses ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Steigenberger La Playa Resort Taba
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