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Egypt 15 + 16 and Jordan Day 1 – Dahab – Mount Sinai – Aquaba

Decided today to go to Mt Sinai and St Katherines Monestary on the 11pm bus that night. I had a…

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Egypt Day 14 – Dahab

I went scuba-diving today. My first experience of the Red Sea. Shark attacks in the last couple of days had…

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Egypt Day 13 – Sharm el Sheik – Dahab

Checked out and got a taxi with a sex-crazed Egyptian driver to the bus terminal. As he drove at breakneck…

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Egypt Day 12 – Sharm el Sheik

Woke to a gloriously sunny day, which I spent at the beach with a copy of the Daily Mirror –…

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Egypt Day 11 – Luxor – Sharm el Sheik

Checked out at 1pm, and saw Greg, the Ricky Gervais lookalike I’d met in Aswan, surprisingly. His flight had been…

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Egypt Day 10 – Luxor

Picked up at 4:40 and driven to the river to board a boat. It was a chilly start, but free…

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Egypt Day 9

Woke at 9, and had breakfast of cornflakes, cold pancake, and a small baguette with jam on the roof. It…

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Egypt Day 8 – Aswan to Luxor

Left Aswan after a hearty breakfast of chapattis and jam, washed down with breakfast tea. Got the prime seat in…

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Egypt Day 7 – Abu Simbel and Aswan

Woke at 2:30am, a new early-waking record. Met an English guy called Greg in the lobby, who was going on…

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Egypt Day 5 and 6 – Alexandria, Cairo, Aswan

Woke feeling a bit groggy, but flung open my balcony windows and soon came round. I had breakfast, this time…

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