Exploring Cairo

​Having slept like logs and not set an alarm to wake us up we started the day at a leisurely 0830 with a complimentary breakfast. Breakfast was two rolls with jam and spreadable cheese and an egg, a slimed down version of the one we had in Iraq. Although not the top tourist attraction in … More Exploring Cairo

Nuweiba to Cairo

​Having arrived in Newiba just after 0100 (Egyptian time) we (the 8 tourists) were escorted off the ferry first albeit without our passports we were then walked across to the arrivals terminal, shepherded through security to the visa desk. Unfortunately Emily and I had taken the word of a Jordanian travel rep who said we … More Nuweiba to Cairo

Petra

​As per today started early, this time at 0530 to get a bus to Petra at 0630. It was just under 4 hours long so we arrived just after 10. We got a taxi up to our hotel and dropped our bags before heading back the way we had just come, picking up some snacks … More Petra