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Oct 7, 2019 - Best Resorts in The Red Sea

Best Two Resort in The Red Sea: There are more resort lies in the Red Sea, but we will mention in this article The best 2 resort in the Red Sea starts with:

Hurghada "The Jewel of Egypt"

Tourism in Hurghada is one of the most important areas of tourism in Egypt, both externally and internally. It attracts tourists due to the splendor of its beaches and the purity and serenity of its waters filled with coral reefs colorful and eye-catching.  While being in Hurghada, there are more things to do such as snorkeling, diving,...

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The Travelers

Nov 14, 2010 - Hurghada - Not our favourite place

Ok, Hurghada - Hurghada is a joyless tourist town situated on the Red Sea coast. It was initially a small fishing village, but is now a cut-price destination for package tours, mostly from Middle and Eastern Europe. . The town is full of tourists, who come to this part of the world for the cheap accommodation and proximity to the beaches and dive sites. Consequently, there are lots of noisy, relatively wealthy tourists wandering around town wearing little more than sunburn, drinking and generally being annoying. Strangely enough, this...

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Unexpected Egypt

Jul 14, 2010 - Submarine and smoke

Up about 9:00 after a good night's sleep and have a light breakfast, then meet with Melissa and Jordan at the front desk. We were supposed to be picked up at 10:30 but by 10:45 no ride. I asked at the front desk and the clerk said they were always late. Sure enough, at 10:50 the van arrived. To the dock and looked at a really horrid “sea life” display – sharks with half eaten fish all drenched in bright red paint. Other displays very heavily shellacked and most partly broken. Not the best of starts. Our shuttle boat to “magic Island”...

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Egypt in the Summer

Jul 13, 2010 - Snorkel time

Got up about 7:30 and still had a bad stomach but trooped off to breakfast anyhow – had some eggs and a bit of bread with tea. Then to the lobby to meet with Said. Walked about a block down the street to the snorkeling shop and got some gear, then onto the “Golden Eagle” yacht for our daily adventure. Went to take a picture of our hotel and as I picked up the camera the battery fell out! Not good. The cover to the battery had snapped off... The only way I could take picture was to hold the battery in with my thumb while working the lens and...

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Egypt in the Summer

Jul 12, 2010 - Travel to Hurghada

Up at 6:30 to pack and shower, then down for a quick breakfast. I had a piece of bread as the stomach still wasn't well... We piled into van and headed off to Hurghada . The first part of the trip took us through an agricultural region irrigated by the Nile. Seemed to be a very poor area with many very small mud brick homes. Then we left the green behind and went off through the Eastern Desert. Very volcanic terrain, but the occasional shrub or tree indicated that this got more water than the Western Desert. We finally spotted the Red Sea...

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Egypt in the Summer

Nov 30, 2009 - Snorkeling!

Saaida~ Today our group went on a snorkeling adventure! We each paid 150 LE (about $30) for a day on a snorkeling boat! We got up early and rented our snorkeling gear and climbed onto a cute boat called Katscha 3! The 16 of us plus some other tourists spent the day on the boat with three snorkeling stops and a fresh fish lunch included! The boat traveled for about an hour through the Red Sea before we arrived at Paradise Island, the site of our first snorkeling stop! I had never snorkeled before in my entire life, so I was a bit nervous but...

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Aug 19, 2009 - Egypt

Headed out for a day on the red sea, where the group snorkled on the reef. I again enjoyed a peaceful day sleeping and relaxing. The guys told me the water was extremely salty. Knee-high didn't go in, those of you who know me, know I don't really like the water.... After that we spent another 6 hours back on the bus to Cairo. Let me tell you about of the girls, Bobby (Canadian) who we have decided she should be dick of the day for the rest of the journey. Our Egyptian guide calls her indian barbie (cause of her looks) we call her all boobs...

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Apr 20, 2009 - Valley of the Kings

We woke up at 7 AM, ready for another busy day of site-seeing. First, we visited the Karnak Temple, the largest ancient religious site in the world. We walked along the ruins, examining the remains of statues, temples, chapels, pylons and other buildings. Back in the day, Thebes, was the capital of the Egyptian dynasty, and the Karnak temple was where people went to pray. I was amazed by how large and old these columns and buildings were. To remain standing after thousands of years is pretty incredible. After the Karnak Temple, we visited...

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Ultimate Europe 2009

Dec 2, 2008 - Paradise In Hurgahda Egypt

Hurghada is truely a beautiful Oasis in the middle (okay edge) of a very large desert! The water in the Red Sea is the brightest blue I have ever seen and so clear you can see the fish below you as you float along! This Egyptian resort town is definately the playground of the rich! The yachts are huge and each resort is bigger and better than the one you just passed. We are staying at the Stiegenberger Resort. The staff here is amazingly attentive and so nice. They have employees here that their job is to just keep the guests happy. They...

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Dec 2, 2008 - Lost In Egypt

Hi Everyone! Okay, first of all I would like to start off by saying that phone access and sometimes internet connections in Egypt can be hard to come by!!! A lot of times the hotels offer it, but it doesn't work or in the case of cell lines, they are conjested. None the less, I have an update. The convoy from Luxor to Hurgahda through the Sahara Desert was quite an adventure! Let me set the scene.....7 AM, 30 tour buses/vans, Egyptian Police carrying machine guns all followed up by an Egyptian explosives response truck! Oh yeah, we aren't...

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Jun 17, 2008 - The Red Sea

After another eventful driving experience we arrived safely in Hurghada. Our driver seemed to be under the impression that he was the star of the new speed racer film, on our 5 hour police convey to the red sea. Apparently there is some form of glory associated with being the first bus to be behind the police car ... even if that involves coming within inches of smashing into another bus trying to overtake you as it swerves into you - some serious swearing from us, and some yelling by our tour guide at the driver, finally resulted in us...

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Apr 25, 2008 - Egypt - Hurghada

From Luxor, we caught a bus to the coastal town of Hurghada. We stayed in a massive resort that had a beautiful pool and a private beach. It was a really hard decision each day to decide what we would do! Shayne went Scuba diving in the Red Sea and other than sore ears, he had a great time. Because Sara and I can’t dive, we cheated a little and we all went in a submarine! Yes a real one – a yellow one! We were all allocated a little port hole to look out of and as the submarine went past the man made reef, we got to see all the local...

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