Taba Sands Hotel
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From Mt Sinai, we went to a junction and took a taxi up the Israel border called Taba. This is another Egyptian resort town on the beach that really has no city center. It is just beach resorts. We stopped In Taba to go to Pharaoh Island, which is a small island 100 Meters off the coast that has a crusader castle on it. There is a hotel that is …
... 15 minute walk and most of us had Shwarma. Lucky tired a refreshing drink called Lemon Mint juice. During dinner Nolan was exhausted and he fell asleep on the table but luckily Sophie and Daniel caught a cab and gave a ride to Nolan. As for the rest of us we walked back to the hotel which was a slightly longer walk. By the time went to bed it was 1am and sleep was interrupted as we heard the prayers at 3am and then regular intervals after that. It was an interesting start to Jordan. ...
... Petra and on to Aqaba. It was an awesome trip. We woke up at 6am Friday morning and hopped on a JETT bus for a 3 hour ride to Petra. It was only 8 dinar. In Petra we hiked in to the Treasury, straight up hill to the Monastery and even further up hill to "the best view of Petra". I learned all about the Nabateaens and Bedouin of Jordan. After the day in Petra we took taxis up to the bus station to catch a bus to ...
... the last of our hotels today via the internet, this going with the flow has not worked in our favour here in Jordan. We will have ended up spending 4 nights in Aqaba and 3 nights in Amman when we had not planned on spending time in either. It seems rooms fill up when there aren’t many hotels outside of these main centres and if you don’t book at least two weeks ahead elsewhere ...
... hang of it.
Flew to Taba and the waiting pickup car from the Marriot Hotel. Endless security checks along the rode but did get there in the end. At the hotel they had our booking but did at first try to double the price (saying per person not per room) quickly admitted it was all misinterpretation when I showed the email from them on the laptop there and then. Dinner at the nightclub/bar full of tourists, about 11pm by ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet