Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh
... has tried to pull me under water or I’ve been invited to dive below the surface "for fun." Well, the fun in these moments was one sided. In recent years I’ve been over coming my fears to prove to myself that long standing negative mental notions can be dispelled. I found that going skydiving was a quick way to face my fear of falling. Over New Year’s, after years of deliberation, I decided to become scuba certified and I have now completed several dives in the Red ...
... four days relaxing by the pool after our buffet breakfast. The weather has been beautiful with sunny days of 28. In the evenings we would walk along the beach where all the restaurants and market places were.
Sharm el Sheikh is very clean and geared for tourists. You could forget you were in Egyt except for the hassling for money by the taxi drivers, service people and camel operators.
... a half hour non-stop drive through the desert. It was a relief to finally get to the Nile and see some greenery! Our two buses were the only ones in the huge parking lot at the temple of Karnak. The various uprisings and demonstrations in Egypt have been terrible for the tourist industry, but great for we tourists. Our guide this day was an Egyptologist who lectures at the American University in Cairo and was absolutely brilliant. I wish you could have heard her whipping out ...
Bonus Section: Fun Facts
- many thing here are quoted in USD or the Euro which is confusing to me as they use the Egyptian Pound here
- I only have Egyptian Pounds but as I had to get them from a cash machine in the airport to buy our visas I have no idea what they are worth ...
... and style
of dressing that belonged on someone else, and somewhere else. I was
particularly impressed by one who put a whole new meaning to the word
round. Yes, they were all round, but this one looked like someone had
made balls of clay and kinda stuck them together. Now don't get me
wrong, I have nothing against larger people. Some of my favorite
people are larger, and they do it, and look great. This was not one
of them. Everything about her was round. It was ...
Other places to stay in Sharm El-Sheikh
Nabq Bay , Sharm El-Sheikh | 4 star hotelfrom $32