Category Archives: Africa

Through the Suez Canal, on to Europe

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They say the Suez is not terribly exciting, but we definitely outran the pirates to get there. Sand on both sides, there are still some interesting sights to see. People watch from the cool of the ship Could this be … Continue reading

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Swimming in Safaga

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In Safaga Egypt, you can do one of two things – take a 3 hour bus ride to the Valley of The Kings and Temple of Luxor, or lounge around at one of their many beach resorts. Unfortunatley, the Germans … Continue reading

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>Safaga Can be Surprising

>While everybody took the all day long bus trip to the Valley of the Kings, I stayed onboard the ship. It’s a really long bus ride. If you are very keen to see this you can just see my pics … Continue reading

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>Arrrrrrrrrrr…

>I was taking my afternoon nap when there was a loud knock on the cabin door. “Security!” yelled out a voice. “Hide the tortillas!” I yelled, scrambling to put my food somewhere, anywhere out of sight. “Security” the voice yells … Continue reading

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>Alexandria Egypt by night, with Roque

>After the Pyramid tour we still had some time to explore Alexandria, so me and Roque took two bikes to see the town. We soon came across a night market.They were selling everything there. Fruit, vegetables, cheese, bread, live animals … Continue reading

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And the Pyramids, at last..

Cairo is a short 2 hour bus ride from Alexandria, which is the second largest city in Egypt.Everyone on the tour bus was sleeping. Most of us work nights and had the day off. I felt sorry for the guide, … Continue reading

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>And the Pyramids, at last..

>Cairo is a short 2 hour bus ride from Alexandria, which is the second largest city in Egypt.Everyone on the tour bus was sleeping. Most of us work nights and had the day off. I felt sorry for the guide, … Continue reading

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Through the sandy Suez, and Roque makes a new purchase

Our trip through the Suez Canal was almost twice as expensive as the Panama Canal, a whoppping half a million dollars. As there are no locks, it seems a lot less manpower is involved, we simply join the convoy of … Continue reading

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>Through the sandy Suez, and Roque makes a new purchase

>Our trip through the Suez Canal was almost twice as expensive as the Panama Canal, a whoppping half a million dollars. As there are no locks, it seems a lot less manpower is involved, we simply join the convoy of … Continue reading

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The biggest convoy in the world to the Valley of the Kings and Luxor

It is mandatory to travel in a convoy to get to the valley of the Kings. I think that some tourists were robbed once by bandits while traveling that road so they implemented precautions.Our convoy was huge, transporting all the … Continue reading

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