Rossa Beach Camp
Travel Blogs from Nuweiba
... feeling quite sad, a bit quiet, and very thankful for being Australian. We all met for dinner at a restaurant on the water named 'Ali Baba', decorated in fairy lights and brightly coloured cushions, throws, rugs and ornaments hanging from the canopy, much how I would imagine the inside of a genie bottle might look. I had been hoping to try a Sheesha since we'd arrived, after all, when traveling, do as the locals do. After dinner Muhammad ordered a ...
... in the port and waited with everyone else to get our customs form and then the exit stamp. Then we figured we had around 1 more hour to wait as the ferry leaves at 1am...not so. We asked an official and he said it wouldn't be leaving until 4am and then another said 10am the following day - um??? We eventually figured out that it was delayed and we ended up boarding around 2am but the ferry didn't leave until 4am. The ferry was crowed with mostly ...
... isolated beach in a place like this is heavenly...
You have your very own little bamboo hut, your own stretch of beach, hammocks and cushions sprawled everywhere to while away entire days on... all these things add towards just chilling out.
This conjures up images in the head of total relaxation but until you've experienced it you are not aware of the drawbacks. Doing absolutely nothing is fine... but what happens ...
... the single paper book I've been toting about ("The Lovely Bones" - very good), and do a lot of... pretty much NOTHING!.
Tomorrow, sadly I must start the final home-stretch back to Seattle. Another long bus ride back to Cairo, a 4 am (on the 13th) flight to Amsterdam (just 2 hr layover), and onward straight to Seattle.
... playing Ticklish Egyptian Snap. It's similar to normal Snap, except the Egyptians have absolutely no scruples and cheat outrageously, so to keep any cards at all everyone has to cheat. The punishment for cheating is tickling. It was absolutely hilarious and incredible fun (especially because I'm not ticklish, and everyone else was!), but we made a lot of noise and were told off. Oops!
Everyone had dinner together that night and we even had a couple of glasses of wine! Alcohol ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet