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... number of us are taking meclazine to ward off sea sickness. It is nice and calm when we are at a dive sight as i would never have been able to work on the computer when under way.
We hear there are still demonstrations in Cairo but that seems far away from us now. I will sign off as the divers should be popping up soon. I understand this is it for the internet for a couple of days.
... mine are better so that says something.
Lovely dinner tonight & ate so much that we were taken for a walk on the deck.
Ged & I let the guys play shuttle cock while we sat in on a musical quiz.
Learnt quite a bit about music & had fun doing it.
Coffee time & downloading photos & off to bed .
Clocks go back an hour tonight so now we are 7 hours behind you at ...
Wow, it's been quite a while since I posted an update on here!
A couple of weeks ago, me and Ruben headed off on holiday - we headed south to visit a friend who works in El Quseir, which is a little north of Marsa Alam.
Because it's on the shores of the main body of the Red Sea, the chance to see big stuff is greatly improved, so I had my fingers crossed when we set off for the airport on a Sunday morning.
After looking at the various options, we decided to ...
... New Year's Eve.
The larger hotel had a big party with a band and dancer's and the whole deal. It was a bit cheesy but it was a party so we all had a lot to drink, a little to dance, and a lot of fun. It was also really interesting to people watch at this high priced hotel in the middle of nowhere. There was a lot of Hawaiian shirts, tight little dresses, and bad dancing!
The next day we splurged on a morning of scuba diving in a completely secluded reef. It ...
After a day on the road we arrived at St Pauls monestary. We were lucky that the monestary was still open and the lovely monks showed us around after giving us hibuscus tea. The monestary dates to the fifth century and was founded in memory of one of Egypt's greatest saints and anchorites, who is said to have lived in a cave over which it was built for a period of some eighty years. ...