The Oasis

Alexandria Desert Rd, Giza, Egypt | Hotel

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Holy crap, we are in Cairo !

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 07, 2012

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Well we have arrived in Abu Dhabi. What a long night. It got dark in Melbourne at about 8.30pm and for the next 20 hours we didn't see any daylight. However, when it did get light we were treated to the most amazing desert sunrise as we began our descent into Abu Dhabi airport. Stunning orange.

We managed to find the Etihad lounge and for …

Day trip to Alexandria

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 10, 2012

Well today got off to an early start. Alarm at 5am, breakfast at 6am and on the bus at 7am to begin our day excursion to Alexandria. It was about a 2.5 hour drive with a stop halfway for coffee at a roadside centre that boasted a McDonald's of all things.

Alexandria was a mix of Greek, Egyptian, Roman and other Mediterranean influences. …

Cairo city tour

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 09, 2012

What a day. With our Egyptologist guide, Michael, we visited Mohamed Ali's mosque, the Coptic Egyptian church complete with crypt and Ben-Ezra synagogue. It was an amazing experience.

The mosque was built by Mohamed Ali, an Ottoman ruler, and was a replica of the Turkish mosque at the centre of the Ottoman Empire. It is made of alabaster …

Chilling by the pool

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 08, 2012

Well, after a good nights sleep we started the day with an interesting breakfast. It seems that the concept of cold milk in tea is a little strange. Hot milk goes in everything. After brekky we went and checked out the local gift shop and papyrus store in the grounds of the resort. Still not sure if we got conned or not but we were happy with our …

Mantis and moon

A travel blog entry by peskymonkey


... on them... the idea was the sharks would stay near the bait balls and not come into the surf area although he did say a great white was spotted from the shore the week before.... I did not stay in the sea for long....
To the right of the beach were a lot of rocks where people were fishing... we bought some nets and went hunting for rock crabs and caught a few... they were massive but so difficult to catch with a meter long stick and net..... the idea was we'd take them back to ...


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