Jasmine Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Dahab
... so far by my reckoning, and it got windier as the day went on, making the return boat trip exciting to say the least! I thought I was never going to make it back at some points, and each of us were concerned about the structural integrity of the boat.
Tomorrow though might be the day I feared I might experience today - slightly boring and probably inane. And all the new instructors might be going for an instructor ...
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 ...
... view of all 3 pyramids, and this was truly beautiful. After that was the sphinx with her broken nose. This was also very very impressive, though the constant hoards of locals trying to sell you overpriced souvenirs took away quite a lot of the mood, especially as I was so tired. We then moved away from the Giza site. It was worth the visit. I had learnt a huge amount about Egypt and it's history, and the present as well. We went for lunch at a restaurant located in ...
... that someone had accessed our room with a copied master key while we were out at dinner so that cleared us. So in the end they fired all the staff who had been working during that time (four guys), felt bad but if they did it once what's stopping them doing it again and we never got the tablet back but they did give us some money to pay for the loss. If Haytham wasn't there to do all this stuff for us we would never have gotten anything. Thanks Haytham.
... most of there morning extra time inside because it was just too yucky outside. Again we got the best deal.
The hotel is spectacular. The room has a balcony that overlooks the Dead Sea. Very similar to the room we had in Port Macquarie but in Egypt lol.
We went into town for dinner. I had Mexican calamari and Al had a veggie targine. Both meals were delicious.
Hit the sack exhausted and we both slept like stones. So begins a couple of days of absolute ...
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