Amar Al Zaman Hotel
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Only a 4 1/2 hour flight, arrive earlier than normal so a couple of hours sunlight left. Interesting journey via taxi to the hotel, which included having to get out of it as we got grounded on a sleeping policeman! Hotel is very spread out, nice gardens. First rooms not to good but the girls manage secure new ...
... from the UK. When we returned to the "public" beach we found that it cost $2 Euro each to use the 30 foot wide access to the beach....with only about that much space at the beach front. Other beachs cost closer to $12 Euro each...so we did like our find.
There were two little Egyptian boys playing and we got a kick out of them and their families.
... travelers and enjoy getting to know them better. We are travelling with some amazing people, and I will always be grateful for the blessing of meeting these new friends.
We get cleaned up and head to dinner (which includes the yummiest hand-made pita/tortilla things), and then hit the shops next to our hotel. One shopkeeper offers a free cup of hibiscus tea (an Egyptian specialty). My friend Carrie had already tried it and hadn't died, so I figure it's safe. ...
... people taking off their equipment in a very limited space we enjoyed some tea on the sun deck while discussing the next dive. The boat moved a bit for it – to Ras Umm Sid, a small cape, which means current, which in turn means a drift dive :) The small plateau on which the Temple is ends at Ras Umm Sid, so there is a vertical drop off and basically a wall of corals, along which we were drifting. The good thing is that whoever is allowed to, can go deeper (we still stayed at ...
... beach, bought some snorkel gear fro a fine price, then up to hotel for swim in pool, lunch and then snorkelling off the beach.
Jumped off the rocks.
Early evening spend drinking coke and looking at some kind of bird of prey trying to get a cat that
was stuck on a roof.
Walked down to town for drinks and dinner. Lots of choice and decent enough prices. Have to be ...
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