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Mt. Sinai, Egypt ,Aqaba, and Wadi Rum Jordan

JORDAN | Saturday, 1 Nov 2008 | Views [1541] | Comments [3]

I finally managed to pull myself away from Dahab.  Pristine coral reefs, 1.75 a night accomodation and 2 dollar meals.  It was hard to leave to say the least.  I climbed Mt. Sinai before I left.  We climbed in the middle of the night so we could see ... Read more >

Tags: aqaba, egypt, jordan, lemmings, mt. sinai, wadi rum


Dahab, Egypt

EGYPT | Saturday, 25 Oct 2008 | Views [895] | Comments [2]

I've been in Dahab I think a week now.  This is one of the places that you get here as a backpacker passing through, and then stay forever.  I got here via bus from Luxor.  It was an 18 hour bus ride overnight.  They played Arabic movies, which mostly ... Read more >

Tags: beach, dahab, diving, egypt, gonna be an expat, scuba, sinai


Luxor (Thebes), Egypt

EGYPT | Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Views [707]

Luxor has the Valley of the Kings and Queens on it's West bank, The Luxor Temple, and Temple of Karnak on it's East.  The Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens was alright, it was packed full of tourists.  Luxor temple was nice.  The Temple of ... Read more >

Tags: dumb tourists, egypt, karnak, luxor, thebes


Aswan, Egypt

EGYPT | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [533]

So I decided to take the "famous deluxe overnight sleeper" from Cairo to Aswan, Egypt. Supposed to be a 9 hour ride turned into 15 hours on the train. Can't say much for punctuality in this country. I'm not complaining though, it was an interesting ... Read more >

Tags: abu simbel, aswan, convoy, egypt, felucca, tactical nightmare


Cairo, Egypt

EGYPT | Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | Views [609]

I really can't articulate my experiences in Cairo, so this story is just going to be subjective. I got to Cairo, me and a guy at the hostel hired a car and driver to take us to Giza, Saqqara, and Memphis. We hired a guide to take us through the sights ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, egypt, egyptian stuff, other stuff



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