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Trip: Egypt and Jordan

There are [9] stories from my trip: Egypt and Jordan


Gallery: Jordan

JORDAN | Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

yipee
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Gallery: Egypt

EGYPT | Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

travelling around the land of the pharohs
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bobbing in the dead sea

EGYPT | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Views [912] | Comments [1]

from petra we drove north to the dead sea which is 30% salt.  what a strange experience, firstly we went to a resort style complex with pools and restaurants...and a jordanian dj 'pumping' REALLY LOUD arabic pop songs which all the guys were dancing ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Petra...think indiana jones

EGYPT | Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | Views [3872]

WOW!!!! i can't really think of any other way of describing a place i have wanted to visit ever since i first heard of it and saw pictures years ago!! driven at a manic speed from wadi rum to petra by a shiek (maybe) we arrived at the petra moon hotel ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


in the footsteps of lawrence of arabia

EGYPT | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Views [783]

Made it into Jordan.....lots of waiting to have passports checked, ferries unloaded and reloaded and rough red seas but safe and sound in Aquaba....where you can see Egypt, Isreal, Jordan and Saudi Arabia! Drove to Wadi Rum in 4x4 jeeps.  it is an ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


why is the red sea red??

EGYPT | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Views [2300] | Comments [1]

Ahhhh.....what better whay to recover from clambering up desert mountains than spend 2 days relaxing by the red sea! stayed at sawa camp metres from the shore eating, snorkelling, drinking fresh juice and lying on the beach looking at saudi arabia...... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


3750 steps up.....

EGYPT | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Views [614] | Comments [1]

After Luxor got the overnight train back up to Cairo...lets just say the trip up to Cairo was better than the trip down! sept a busy day sight seeing in Cairo, cruising the King Tut room in the museum and SHOPPING!!! The next day drove to the sinai ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


on the nile, crocodile!

EGYPT | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Views [1870] | Comments [1]

Egypt is amazing! cruised down the nile on a felucca all of yesterday stopping only when the wind dropped at sunset to have a raging fire on the river bank! got the overnight train down from Cairo and arrived in Aswan about 11.00am. Went on a motor boat ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


cairo

EGYPT | Saturday, 17 Nov 2007 | Views [682] | Comments [2]

Well, arrived safe and sound....cairo is a caotic city where a 3 lane road is anything from a 2 lane to 5 lane road....the drivers just toot their horns to let you know they are there, crossing the road is a story for another time!  Yesterday we went ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures