The Captain's Inn
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from El Gouna
... first time I have gone to bed dirty
It was to be an early start in the morning, off to Hurgarda, a resort town on the Red Sea, famed for its diving (I wouldn’t be doing any, forgot my PADI card)
We arrived about 2ish, Mark said it would be a hovel, the worst place we have been to, I asked him if it’s that bad "why are we going there?"
We have always stayed there he said
Well it’s not the worst place, the rooms ...
...via s stop on the West Bank of the Red Sea. A long and hot journey to Roots Camp sited close to small Red Sea lagoon. Run by an English couple who happy to have the truck set up camp in the backyard. Setting the tents up on a sun baked area was just asking for trouble. Luckily upgrades were readily available, the bar had plenty of beer and joy of joys there was a swimming pool. Our first track meal went off very credibly and this overland company appreciates ...
... seaside resort to relax and unwind after 2 solid weeks of touring. Unfortunately, we were only half right. Our resort looked nice from the outside and the street seemed to be full of life. The weather was prime for swimming. We checked in and they took us to our rooms. It was far from a four star resort but that didn't matter, we have stayed in far worse. When we went for lunch, it didn't take us long to notice that we were the only Australians. How you ask? Well in the line ...
This is going to be short because I have written so many blogs and then not been able to send them and it's very frustrating! If it's successful then I'll send another tomorrow. When I booked this trip we were supposed to be going through the western deserts of Egypt but Fco advice stopped all that and we've been diverted to the Red Sea. Consequently ...
... choice of destination. Obviously the chance of some half decent weather at unbeatable prices was enough to take their minds off the perceived security risks of visiting one of the most volatile areas in the world.
Having done my homework, I had pre-arranged a taxi transfer along with “visa assistance”, which meant there was a nice man waiting for me in arrivals with a sign bearing my name. He whisked me to the front of the Thomas Cook queue and ...