Sierra Sharm El Sheikh
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... was not alone. ‘Not much room in here’ he said to his fellow hostage. ‘There was till you came in’ was the reply from John McCarthy. This was the first time the two had met. Terry Waite’s method of negotiating with hostage takers is simple enough. First make contact with the right people. Next establish a relationship of trust with the hostage takers and then try and find out their motivation. Then see if anything can be done. He draws a clear ...
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 ...
... built resorts along the shore, but no tourists to fill them on account of the terrorists.
I think I've used the word terrorist enough in this blog that the NSA is probably reading along. So hi guys! Thanks for all you do to protect our country!
We drive past the area where Moses and the Israelites probably crossed the Red Sea from the Sinai to what is now Saudi Arabia. There's a shallow strip that connects the two sides, so it's conceivable this is where ...
... amphitheatre, large screens and restaurants—all looks very new and very fake… but still a refreshing change from what I experienced in the “real” Egypt… and no sign of a city center of any sort. Finally I make may way back towards the main boulevard where I hop on an overcrowded van—I actually have to hang out from the door—a more authentic way of riding back to the bus station… and on to ...
... The cobra seems to instantly go to sleep right there on the stage. Then she picks it up by the tail and swings it back and forth like a pendulum to wake it again. She leaves it coiled on the stage and steps back carefully to the basket for a second cobra. She swings it around and plays the same game, dodging as it strikes at her. She engages both cobras, managing to get out of the way ...
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Visited the sierra resort in september, very dissapointed. Definately only 3*, both were ill. Doctor called. Hotel still under construction. Took 2 hours to get to hotel. Food very bland and unapertising. Nobody about,un policed no mans land. Be aware. Don`t trust anyone. Water not safe, pool dirty. Beer uuuk! Wine uuuuuk! Staff pleasant, helpfull but lacked integraty. Naama bay, don`t go there. Entertainment nill. Not built for disabled people or those with poor healf. Locals don`t like us. Full of ignorant germans. You have to sign for everything, why? Its fully inclusive. Not allowed to enter the sea, because of coral. Savoy ok but no one there. Airport frightening. Would not go back if they paid me. Have logded complaint with excel airline, and oddysey olympic holidays, have a good time somewhere else.
Just spent a very relaxing two weeks at the Sierra Hotel. We had our reservations about the hotel having read some of the reports but we're happy to say it was a very pleasent suprise when we arrived. The hotel is spotless and once inside the atmosphere is lovely.
Went with Libra holidays. Flew from Newcastle with Thomas Cook airlines which was terrible as no leg room at all - it was cattle class.
Stayed here in October and overall had a great holiday but felt that the hotel is slightly misrepresented in all holiday brochures.
Just returned from a week at the Sierra with my 13 year old daughter. Was very disappointed. We went with Soliman travel who for some reason flew us into Taba airport which necessitated a 4 hour journey to our resort, which was odd as Sharm airport was within walking distance, approx 10 minutes. Please be aware that airport noise IS a problem also that there are many night flights! This hotel is not a 5*, the hotel itself says it is a 4* and having travelled a fair amount I would say pushing it at 3*. The rooms are very basic bed, TV, shower, and fridge which is not stocked. The pool is good and pool staff friendly and weather was great. Hotel was filled with mainly German and Russian guests (you need to reserve your sun lounger early) Sorry to sound so negative but was really looking forward to a break and winding down.
Attended Sierra Hotel 15/10/05-22/10/05. Libra holidays. Flew with XL Airways.
The hotel is situated next to the airport and there is some noise but not all day. You can sit in the dining room and watch the airplanes land and take off. We were dropped off within 15 minutes from the airport and the first view of the hotel was building work being carried out in the front/main entrance area however this had no effect on our holiday and there was no noise from the area under construction.
Before I start this review a message to all people concerned about security.