Category Archives: Destinations

The Blue Hole

There are several famous Blue Holes around the world. This one in South Sinai is a short drive from the laid back town of Dahab and only a few hours drive from Sharm el Sheikh or Nuweiba. It is one … Continue reading

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Red Sea sunrise

I am fortunate to live five minutes walk from one of the most beautiful views of the Red Sea, the clifftop in Sharm.

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Siwa Oasis

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Alexandria wandering

Walking along the Corniche of Alexandria is one of the great pleasures of this city, especially at sunrise and in the early hours of the day. Stroll from the Library to the Fort and you may see cats waiting for … Continue reading

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Red C Villas and Apartments, Dahab with a difference

If you are looking for somewhere special to stay and have never considered Dahab, this slideshow may make you think again. Dahab offers a laid back atmosphere, a spread of cafes and restaurants, great scuba diving and snorkeling, and a … Continue reading

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Cairo – special places revisited

Next month it will be 20 years since I first visited Egypt and first experienced the pyramids, Citadel of Salah Al-Din and Mosque of Mohammad Ali, Saqqara and the step pyramid. And it is 10 years since I have visited … Continue reading

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Yoga in Nuweiba – the Studio between the sea and the mountains

Although my life here is mostly work, I do recommend Nuweiba as a wonderful place to relax and re-balance. One special place that provides for your well-being is Nuweiba Yoga Studio. The studio is in an elegant and peaceful home.The … Continue reading

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Sexy issue of Magnificent magazine, Egypt, online now

Especially in the current political climate, putting out an issue of an Egyptian magazine with the theme “Sexy” is a brave move. I have four stories in this issue of Magnificent – Hot Spots (not what it sounds like, the … Continue reading

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beautiful Fjord bay

Yesterday’s post took you by slideshow and video to Taba attraction Saladin Citadel and the nearby Fjord https://siwasoul.wordpress.com/2012/11/06/saladin-citadel-and-fjord-bay-taba/ Today, some information on the Fjord… 15 km from Taba, the Fjord is aptly named as the bay is surrounded on three … Continue reading

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St Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai

Life is mostly work for me, the exotic sound of “living in Egypt” has long been replaced by a routine that is not exciting, some days is simply exhausting and frustrating just as life anywhere can be, but it can … Continue reading

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