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Sadly, the Egypt adventure is winding up. After saying goodbye to 5 of our travel companions, Cho, Naen & myself continued our voyage with 2 idyllic days in Dahab on the Sinai peninsula. We were glad to get out of Cairo! Even though the area of town we were staying in was relatively quiet, we had to miss a trip to the bazaar and the mosques downtown because of the riots, so not a comfortable feeling... Instead we have ...
... fantastic I hope this proves as good though I don't have the same guide or buddy. One part of the dive you descend head first down a chute for 25m. It only takes 45 seconds but it is absolutely amazing. Then coming back into the blue hole is like entering another ocean, though in this ocean free divers descend 10-50m down long ropes, giving cocky waves to the divers they pass, both wondering why the other is doing what they're doing. And soon I'll ...
... and more convenient. It was called Red Sea Relax - hopefully it would deliver on its name. We got a room in an apartment of theirs that was just behind the main complex. Basic but fine and very cheap. The pool was great - we alternated between book reading and swimming occasionally getting off our butts to venture for food. Our second day there we went to the Blue Hole on a snorkelling trip with Lorraine - a British expat. It was excellent. We were transported out ...
... at me. “Ah and she is generous too. You bring happiness to the world” I giggled and the man drove off, back towards town to pick up his next victim.
I tried to buy a ticket for the bus at the main desk but the man who was waiting there had a bored expression on his face and shooed me away when I tried to talk to him.
Hmmmm what to do.
Out of the corner of my eye I spotted a couple of younger travellers who had large backpacks. ...
... and it wasn’t too long before we were beside it. Before the all important float in the salty sea we stopped off at En Gedi, David’s place of refuge. It’s a lovely oasis in the middle of dry and dusty desert. We could imagine David and his men hiding out here and wondered if they enjoyed splashing in the waterfalls! It was INCREDIBLY hot here, as it has been over the last few days in Israel. We walked to the first waterfall and Sim and the kids had fun cooling ...