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Pyramids and Mt Sinai

Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [1921]

How exciting! We got to see the pyramids in real life! And we marvelled at how they could possibly have been built, and how they have lasted thousands of years of sun and wind and sand. Just amazing. From the outside. Going inside is like crawling ... Read more >

Gallery: Egypt

Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Valley of the Kings

Monday, 19 May 2008 | Views [1217]

Public transport from isolated diving camps in the desert of southern Egypt is understandably pretty scarce. So all things considered, I think we did pretty well to get to Luxor at all. The story goes like this: 10pm Tuesday - get in clapped out old ... Read more >

The Red Sea without the diver soup

Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [763]

Forget the endless stream of day boats clogging up the dive sites at Sharm. For the entire time we were diving the Fury Shoals at Wadi Lahami we shared the water with no more than 5 other divers! We basically had the entire resort to ourselves too! It ... Read more >

Walk like an Egyptian

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [1000]

Egypt is a land of package tourists. Which is both good and bad for us independent travellers. Good at the airport when the ENTIRE plane lined up at their tour operator's booth, and we got to stroll up to the visa counter and money exchange counter, ... Read more >



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