Makadi Family Star
Travel Blogs from Makadi Bay
... vegitation,and trees are exciting to spot... the occasional grassed part around small brick houses,a few small roadside places ,one with a whole group of young girls ,on donkeys in lovely bright robes.We saw the new pumping stations along the way and the pipeline being completed, to bring the water from the Nile right through this arid land, to the Red sea where there is nothing, so a huge difference.Land being prepared for planting ,it will be such a revelation to this arid ...
... enough for him so we just decided to stay onboard and relax.
The view from the ship was beautiful and they say it's a place where there is spas and healing waters, beaches and tranquility. People who went ashore said there really wasn't much to see or do, so I don't think we missed much.
... than a little freaked out that when we would all swim off in different directions… after our "guided snorkel" we had a little free time, and the inner child in us had us jumping, bombing and flipping off the boat. In the afternoon we were back on the Bus, heading to Luxor for the night.
... tough and it felt as though we were still climbing, still no chance to free wheel anywhere. I was quite happy to see the Desert camp which came about 15km before expected which means we add that on to the next day. Tomorrow we go to Luxor and have our first rest day the following day, it will be most welcome as my legs are taking a bit of strain especially after ...
... we visited
all continents, except Antarctica, by the time we finish our cruise.
Day 87 - April 1 Safaga, Egypt
Safaga is a cruise stop only because it is a gateway
to Luxor. There is little of tourist interest in the small town
itself. Since we were in Luxor last year, we did not, unlike most
passengers, go to Luxor. We took a taxi to a nearby beach resort and
hung around there for a few hours.