Akassia Swiss Resort El Quseir
Travel Blogs from El Quseir
"Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it;" Psalm 96:11 As I sit on the cliffs high above the waters, I am overwhelmed by all the different shades of blue and the beauty that lies in front of me! The Red Sea sparkles like jewels in the midday sun. Around the waters there is only golden, dark brown desert that reaches into ...
... to the bridge, waiters to housekeeping) putting up a 'booth' or stall for entertainment, you could pelt water bombs at the Captain in the stocks, paint someone's face in a blindfold, or play basketball hoop throwing to jumping in & out of hoops - heaps of fun from 4pm until 5.30 with lots of prizes, which kept all the humans entertained for a couple of hours. We were 24hours sailing between the coasts of Somalia & Yemen, one of the most ...
... Food, Glorious Food: the first celebrity chefs – soufflés, suicide, and scandal. Jo’s recollections here are a bit thin she might have been asleep this time.
We attended a third lecture before lunch this time called Desert Shield – the battle to liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein, this time given by Phil Bye cameraman and photojournalist for ITN. Phil Bye was allowed into Baghdad by the Iraqis and told the story from there. Both ...
... a breath, but just knowing she was in the water nearby was amazing.
We made our way over to the sea grass and it didn't take too long until we found her, munching away on the bottom.
She was totally unphased by our presence and pretty much ignored us as we watched her moving slowly along the seabed.
After a few minutes, she headed back to the surface and again we looked for her before coming across her a short distance away.
There was a remora on ...
... while continuing the discussion with the guides and the bus driver. The talk appeared to get real intense as we drove off, while the rest of us were silent just watching in awe not knowing what was going on. We then got to our destination of a rest stop (only 5 minutes up the road) when everyone, except for the group got off. Amr, our tour guide, came back on to announce that this was our rest stop, and that we were able to get snacks and drinks. Let's just say that at the time, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool