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Irene's Adventures

Trip: Egypt

There are [4] stories from my trip: Egypt

Egypt - Cairo

EGYPT | Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | Views [564] | Comments [1]

I've been back from Egypt for over a week now and am amazed at how I could live without wrist watch, cell phone (any phone), daily access to computer, radio, TV for nearly a month - all the so-called conveniences - and was quite relaxed and happy and ... Read more >

Egypt - Dahab

EGYPT | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Views [486]

From Luxor we flew to Dahab in the south Sinai, just 18 kilometres across the Sea of Arabia (Red Sea). We can see Saudi Arabia.  The people here are so laid back.  It is a diving community and my dive instructor said 70% of the people are ... Read more >

Egypt - Luxor

EGYPT | Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | Views [353]

  After a few days in Aswan we took a 3 hour train ride to Luxor to meet up with Len & Michaela.   In Luxor we went to the Valley of the Kings, but the best tombs were closed for repairs - they ARE old and with all the tourist traffic ... Read more >

Egypt - Aswan

EGYPT | Saturday, 14 Mar 2009 | Views [361]

  We started our journey in Aswan, the south of Egypt.  We stayed in a nice little hotel (Keylany Hotel) that may have needed some upgrading and repairs, but the room was clean and the staff was absolutely exceptional.   We were ... Read more >