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... uninteresting. The most eventful part was when the driver and guide tried to find a place to allow us to have a much needed washroom break. There was a purpise built facility another hour down the road but some of us could not wait and many place were not keen to allow non Egyptians in there business. He finally found one that would allow the women but not the men. The locals had their entertainment of the day when they ...
... so lets hope we arrive on time so we can tour.
There have been lots of changes so who knows what can happen.
We are arriving late tomorrow at Aqaba so some unhppy people.
We didn't book so will do our own thing.
We went to High Tea this afternoon in the dining room.
Janelle you should come and make some scones for them.
You know what mine are like and I was told ...
... at around 3pm and decided to go straight in for a dive.
Andi, one of the owners of Diving.de - the centre we were diving with - came in with us and brought his camera as Yasser had told him Ruben is great at finding small stuff.
We got our kit together and headed down to the jetty to jump in on the house reef, which was lovely. Ruben managed to live up to the expectations, finding an octopus within the first five minutes, as well as a tiny nudibranch and an ...
... The dive lasted for at least 75 minutes and was shallow so I was able to get a couple good pictures of the baby reef sharks we saw. We also saw about a million oysters! It was a great dive and a great place and we were considering staying for another night, but a couple of the guys needed to get back to work the next day and I felt that the hotel was too expensive to stay another night so we left that afternoon. There's nothing like starting the New Year's next to the ocean ...
After a day on the road we arrived at St Pauls monestary. We were lucky that the monestary was still open and the lovely monks showed us around after giving us hibuscus tea. The monestary dates to the fifth century and was founded in memory of one of Egypt's greatest saints and anchorites, who is said to have lived in a cave over which it was built for a period of some eighty years. ...