Travel Blogs from Safaga
... to be seen so far..too hot.!
I did purchase ,in a reputable manner..something I love, a cartouche,which is my name in hyraglifics,in gold..on a slilver oblong,that fits on my chain,I love it,the combination of the two . I never make impromptu purchases,Sam is still amazed, but we really liked the idea..
Onward to our lunch stop, on Felucas on the Nile, how special was that...all beautifully set out, with red table cloths and all the trimmings, and we went off into the river ...
... Of course all are empty but still really something to see. Then then3 hour drive back to ship. arrived about 8:45. Driving at night in Egypt is an experience in itself. They don't always use their headlights. They turn them on & off when meeting another car. I asked Ayman about this and he said that is now the drivers talk to each other. they know what is means when lights go out or flash. Tomorrow ...
We only saw Safaga from the ship's window's or deck. It wasn't easy for me to get out as the taxi's were limited to come no closer than a 15 minute walk and the temperature was 95F/35C and I couldn't walk it in 15 min on the best of days.
Kent decided that seeing the Valley of the Kings ...
... amazing. The size of the place was incredible and you can't imagine how all that stone was put in place all those years ago and a lot of it is still standing. Although some of the sphinx were damaged, they were still pretty amazing particularly the avenue of 365 of them that runs in a straight line for about a mile and a half!
The whole day was a fantastic experience and we returned to the ship pretty shattered after an amazing ...
Safaga, Egypt – 10th April 2013
We arrived early morning in Safaga around 8 am and were moored at the cement works, the photos, when uploaded will hardly be worth looking at. Our first choice for a trip was to a Hotel in Hurghada, for a day of snorkelling and sunbathing with lunch at the hotel and we were allocated this just 12 hours earlier.
The trip into the next town was 60 kms of relatively good ...
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Km 8 Safaga Rd , Safaga | 4 star hotelfrom $80
Safaga Tourist Center, Safaga | 3 star hotelfrom $55
El Quseir Road, Safaga | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Kilo Tamania 8, Safaga | 4 star hotelfrom $76
El Corniche Street , Safaga | 3 star hotelfrom $35