Sheikh Ali Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... tomorrow is the rugby and more rugby the day after! I anticipate a hungover hangover on Monday morning. I also have finally succumbed to illness. No, not the one where you spend most of your time making use of a 'good **** pipe', but just a headache, cramping stomach and hot skin. And it only comes in the evenings! Very strange no? But I've been feeling better recently so it seems to be on the runs (comic geniuuuus). An Egyptian man just took off his cotton dress in front of me... No ...
Pre-departure: October 6, 2012
Four weeks later: Oct 29, 2012
Started my advanced course today, for that you have to do 5 specialty dives. So far I've done peak performance buoyancy, where we went to a park 14m down with a load of plastic hoops which you had to get through! On the way there there was a pretty big purple and white octopus just swimming along the sea floor, being chased by a load of small fish. Whenever they got close it puffed up and ...
For me Dahab was a time to just relax, read a couple of books from the travellers library, sleep and relax a bit more! The hotel is built on terraces down the side of the hill with massive mountain outcrops behind us and a view across the Gulf of Acqaba to Saudi Arabia in front of us. There is a massive swimming pool complex down on the shore and a smaller one a level above reception. The town itself is about 10 minutes drive away and is ...
... whilst you're here! And it's presumably why there is a huge open area in the centre of Dahab, leading from the mountains to the sea, with a footbridge over it joining the two sides of the town.
In the wadis, the very flat valley areas where flood waters rush through from the mountains, odd spindly trees grow. This seems to be the only vegetation that survives here ...