Category Archives: Egypt

Aswan, and beyond, Sherryl’s adventure in Egypt.

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This last 3 weeks have been full on, filled with adventure and travel as Jaime and I spent time with Sherryl, who had come to Marsa Alam, all the way from NZ! We had wonderful 4 days in Aswan. Our … Continue reading

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Dodgy driving, a mildly mad gardener and visits to the souk

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April has been a bit of a ‘stay at home’ month for us. Unless you count the very long one day trip to Hurghada and back, early in the month, which turned into a bit of an adventure! I am … Continue reading

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Sunday Jaunt to the ATM

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Lately, I have made a point of walking most days, usually early in the morning before the sun gets too hot, but a few days ago I decided to walk down to the ATM at the local bank of Egypt. … Continue reading

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Un-green fingers, road rules and donkey poo

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With our return from our ‘holiday’ (read exhausting !) in NZ life has returned to what for us, is normal. Jaime and I are back in our little routine, our regular exercise at the gym at the local resort 3 … Continue reading

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Tuk Tuks, Bone shaker buses and being tourists.

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Once we returned to Marsa Alam from Cyprus, Christmas was just around the corner, so it was out with the Christmas decos, courtesy of Jane, and we set about creating a Christmas atmosphere at least in our unit. Outwardly around … Continue reading

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Dugon, baking, experiments.

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October 2012 Jaime and I settled into a routine once Paul went back to work, for the first of his stints since we had arrived in Egypt. Jaime and I swam  most days and I tried to keep up with … Continue reading

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Woo hoo, we have arrived!

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September 2012 We arrived in Marsa Alam after very 4 very long flights, one stopover in Singapore, with a very distressed and overwhelmed girl. We managed to get a little( tiny) rest and then on to Cairo via Dubai. Arriving … Continue reading

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