The Breakers Diving & Surfing Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... conditions are horrendous with daytime temperatures in the mid forties and the landscape totally unforgiving. The wind is so hot off the rock and sand it is cooler to close the windows! After a morning snorkelling in the Red Sea we originally set off after a truck lunch for a four hour run to Luxor. This unfortunately turned into seven hours as we had to double back after a police checkpoint refused to allow us passage. Taking the long way round we got ...
... buffet, the line was constantly cut, with no apologies. They're conversations were comprised mostly of grunting. And there was not a smile to be seen throughout the resort. Little did we realise, we had 48 hours in the Russian and German equivalent of Bali! For them, it is cheap and close. We spent the remainder of the day chilling out, swimming and people watching on the beach. I truly felt like the odd one out as I wasn't wearing a bandana, speedos and crocs. The abundance of ...
... lots of plain clothes security), the military (we saw one tank on the road), the many police and police checkpoints, there was never a time we felt threatened or feared for our safety. People on the road waved to us and shouted "welcome". One of the waiters at the restaurant videoed us on his phone and said he was going to post it on Facebook. People were happy to see tourists, especially US tourists, returning.
Next: 5 long days at sea before we reach our next port of Muscat, ...
... there is a water closest on the bus. We have a great Egyptologist with us for the entire time and learn lots about the area we are driving through. We are given a very detailed schedule of the next three days which comes in handy many times. We head to Luxor in time for lunch at a hotel overlooking the Nile River. We next head to the Valley of the Kings on the west side of the Nile. Tombs and burials are done on ...
... Port of Safaga. The one closest to us was loading; we saw a few tractor-trailers backing onto it. The ferry farthest from us must have arrived while we were in our cabins freshening up. The individual cargo bundles were then unloaded in these open-air trailers, starting the scramble of about 200 men on top, tossing all the bundles down to the pier.
The men then located their bundles and separated them into different piles spread out some 80 yards on the pier. ...