Swiss Inn Resort
Travel Blogs from Dahab
... The first person to sit with them was the new girl (hahaaaa suckers! 'Hi I'm Tash and I get 10% off with Poseidon and I have horses. Do you have horses? Cool I do, lots of them. I love horses. I will eternally annoy you and ruin any moment you may be having either by yourself or with your other friends. Did I tell you about my horses? I have? Oh ok... Do you have quad bikes?' etc. She's not that bad, some of that was for comic effect... Sort of... ...
... and fun. When we sailed, the skipper tacked across the river, so you were either sliding downwards, or sloping upwards. An exciting way to travel! There are an incredible # of cruise ships on the Nile, but I think we had more fun singing & dancing by the campfire at night with our Nubian skipper & crew!
After travelling almost 40 km in 2 days, the skipper called it quits because of the winds, and we travelled ...
... cheap tea (the tea here is disgusting dad, as is the beer) as an excuse to use their wifi which is surprisingly quick! Then it's off to dinner with a fellow diver at a regular haunt, funny mummy, where me and will negotiated a regular's discount just before he left! Then back to the hotel and reading before I go to bed. I'm reading all the time now, thank God for books otherwise I'd go crazy with boredom. Thank you to you all again. The tan is coming along btw! If ...
... Canal. This is an unbelievable trip. We are part of a convoy traveling under police protection. It is an interesting journey. Arrived at a checkpoint manned by the Egyptian army. Armed soldiers with automatic weapons and a small observation stand with a heavy machine gun keeping an overall eye on everything.
Slept on and off throughout the trip.
Incredible landscape. Stark, rugged and barren. Mostly granite and basalt by the looks of things.
Arrived in ...
... sacrifice at Eid Al Adha a few days before. Twenty five minutes in the burning heat later and one laundry bag lighter we had got to the main stretch along the beach. Divers were out in full force as well as the restaurant touts, one of which lured us in with a "Catch of the Day". Sixty minutes after ordering I was beginning to think they hadn't yet caught the catch of the day... We would soon learn that in Dahab there was no such thing as fast food. After we'd ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet