Category Archives: Special Events

Christmas with a difference

I will write more here soon about this Christmas season, which has been very different for me compared to previous Christmas times in Egypt. Sharm el Sheikh is such an international community, that Christmas is much more celebrated here than … Continue reading

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Rain and rainbows (and snow in Egypt!)

Winter is here. Yesterday, Friday 13th, Cairo had snow for the first time in 112 years, Alexandria had snow, St Catherine’s, which is not far from here in the Sinai Mountains, had snow, and Sharm had icy winds, rain and … Continue reading

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Dahab Bedouin Festival

The third Bedouin Festival in Dahab gave the community and visitors many opportunities to learn about Bedouin life and law, including herbal remedies from St Katherine. Dahab offered its usual good winds for the kitesurfers and windsurfers enjoying the start … Continue reading

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Underwater paradise

Some more photos of the semi-submarine trip, for video and another slideshow see previous post https://siwasoul.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/underwater-love/

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Underwater love

Today I am mentally singing Underwater Love, by Smoke City. Yesterday I had the wonderful experience of over an hour on the semi-submarine, viewing Ras Katy reef in Sharm el Sheikh. I snorkel at Ras Katy beach, but I do … Continue reading

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Camel (and cars) race between the Nuweiba Bedouin tribes

today I am catching up on January by adding several posts, so if you don’t want to miss anything or get half the story, flip back and forwards for all posts dated 26 January. And Happy Australia Day to those … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2012

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I chose to do something on New Year’s Eve rather than sit in the house feeling sad about endings. A beach party in Sharm which I had planned to attend was cancelled, but I decided to get out of Nuweiba … Continue reading

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