Taghaghien Island Resort

Siwa Oasis Western Desert, Siwa, Egypt | Hotel
 

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Day 4 (86,91)

A travel blog entry by neebish2

... because it's neutral. The boy and the Englishman talk, and the Englishman is looking for the alchemist so that he can become his apprentice. The boy and Englishman cannot find the alchemist but keep trying. Then, one day, after asking three people at a well if they know where the alchemist is, the boy meets a young "desert woman" named Fatima and falls in love with ...

Siwa is quiet on Friday

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... the Oracle was that it was his wish to be buried in Siwa.

We saw the ruins of the temple of Obaida or Umm Ubaydah. It was destroyed in 1821 and in 1897 one of the Ma'murs used the large stones were used to build the army/police station, school and mosque. All that remains is an altar or pillar for Amun.

We visited one of the 275 natural springs here. It was called a few different names: Sun Spring, Cleopatra's Spring, and Spring of Juba. We ...

Sights and Swimming at the Oasis

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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... pretty much in ruins. I'm not even sure how much restoration they could do on the place. Either way, it was still a really cool piece of history to see. We also stopped at an old temple dedicated to Amun, but that one was really in ruins. There was nothing to see there. Our last stop for the day was the hot springs just outside of Siwa. It was a big open space that was significantly cleaner than the other springs we had ...

The Egyptian Road Less Travelled

A travel blog entry by barry0fisher

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... and a lot of fun that others miss.


So as soon as I arrive in Cairo, I'm already attempting to depart to arguably one of it's most remote towns, Siwa, a massive oasis and home to ~30k, many called Berbers, located a short distance from the Libyan border. I receive vague directions to the airport shuttle, and even more ambiguous at the bus station to get to Cairo's primary bus terminal. Already off to a rocky start as no one tells me ...

Siwa Oasis!

A travel blog entry by mjs265

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... After surviving our first Egyptian hotel fire, we went for a good run. After our run, we quickly changed and saw Dr. Reem speak about her book at the Alexandria Library.

Finally, on Wednesday, we got out of class, packed, and then headed to the bus-station to leave for Siwa. Our bus left at 10pm, and arrived in Siwa at 6:30am. In our 28 hours there, we saw quite a bit and had a great time. We checked into our hotel, and then went out in search ...

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