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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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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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Submarine adventure

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November 2012 On the way home to Marsa Alam from Cyprus, bread-maker in tow, we flew back into Hurghada for a few days. I was keen to go out on the ‘submarine’ so Jaime could experience the sight of the … Continue reading

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