The Captain's Inn
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from El Gouna
... to see the local communities settle in after sunset. We followed the course of the Nile. Each small farming community has armed guards at the gates. As the sun sets all the small mosques call the faithful to prayers and light up the minarets like Christmas trees. On the outskirts of Luxor we are assigned a police escort so had a clear run through all the police checks and didn't have any trouble finding the hotel. Air Conditioning and cold drink, life is ...
... We headed back to Russian Bali but left the next day. To be honest, it was a relief! Our driver/guide who took over in Luxor (Hanne) was a simple man, he smoked a lot of shisha, (like a flavoured smoke), he ate a lot of burgers, and he loved air conditioning! Every stop was planned so he could indulge in a quick shisha. Basically, he was just there to make sure we didn't get lost. Next stop is Jordan. Hopefully the culture shock in Egypt was enough to prepare us for the true Middle ...
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 ...
... br> Anyway, I felt that I really needed a holiday by the time we settled on Egypt. Thinking I was being diplomatic by suggesting a week at the Red Sea (diving and sunbathing for Dan) followed by a few days in Luxor (culture for me), I was then presented with the task of costing up and arranging all our flights. This was no mean feat when Dan was flying from Bahrain to Egypt but then wanted to return to London with me, then had to get up to Edinburgh for the weekend for ...
... everywhere we went given that tourism numbers from those countries are down 80%. This could also be the last entry in the blog for 2-3 days as our Egypt Vodaphone data SIM (3 GB for AU$10) in the iPad will cease to work after we leave Cairo Airport and Internet access in Jordan is expensive so unless we find reliable wifi in our Bedouin Tent accommodation out in the Jordan desert our next update may even come from Munich in 6 days ...