Category Archives: travel

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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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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Short visits, long flights. Our trip home to NZ

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March 2013 Hard to believe we have been in Egypt for 6 months! By March it was time to go home to NZ for a whirlwind 3 week holiday. Jaime and I flew home a week earlier than Paul, to … 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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Cats, bossy aussies and shopping

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November 2012, One of the bonuses of our trip to Larnaca was our rental car. With the bossy Aussie on board we were able to find our way to most places, except when there was a slight misunderstanding of her … Continue reading

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Images of our first 2 weeks in Marsa Alam

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Impressions from our first 2 weeks As I am writing this 6 months after our arrival in Marsa Alam, and with the benefit of ‘winter’ when the temperature is much more tolerable 20’s C most of the time, the initial … Continue reading

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