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World Trip 2009: Day 31 – Cairo

A late check out at 2 pm, waiting for a taxi booked for 7 pm and then a flight (hopefully at 11.45 pm) to Madrid and onwards to Brussels to catch up with Inge who I first met during my … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 30 – Cairo

Today we started with a visit to the Citadel which houses the Mohammed Ali Mosque. Surprisingly this was my first and only visit to a mosque in Egypt but it was a sight to behold. When entering the mosque you … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 29 – Mt Sinai

Spectacular views it’s difficult to do them justice in words. We got a wakeup call at 1.00 am and were off to the mountain at 1.30 am arriving about 15 minutes later. As expected Mark decided to sleep in, who … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 28 – St Katherine / Mt Sinai

Spectacular views it’s difficult to do them justice in words. We got a wakeup call at 1.00 am and were off to the mountain at 1.30 am arriving about 15 minutes later. As expected Mark decided to sleep in, who … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 27 – Dahab / Red Sea

Today we went swimming in the Red Sea or should I say snorkelling. It was great fun and I got to see lots of different fish and the occasion diver. There were a couple of ladies who swam dressed head … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 26 – Hurghada to Dahab

A disappointing day. We got up had breakfast and were ready to go at 7.45 am however the fates had other ideas. The authorities decided the winds were too strong for the ferry so our 5 hour travelling time was … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 25 – Hurghada, Egypt

Our last night in Luxor saw the power go off and on 3 times, once when I was in the shower! Having successfully found my away around in the dark we headed off early to Hurghada. Hurghada is basically a … Continue reading

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