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Jun 12, 2008 - taken a (deserved) load off.

We left Siwa early today and headed back to Marsa. Diana got I think pretty stir crazy from all the bus action about half way through and started a one man musical on the bus; it was pretty humorous. We got to Beau Site Hotel around 11:30 and we all pretty much played the beach bum role for the rest of the day. At four I went for a run along the beach; totally gorgeous, a lot cooler than running in Cairo (not to mention actual breathable air!). afterward went to the shisha bar on the corner down the street from Beau Site, shot the breeze...

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Jun 9, 2008 - off to Marsa Matruh!

My day started early; I got up at 6:30 to finish packing and then head off to Marsa Matruh at 8:00. We hit two stops on our way there, one was this WWII museum (which was by the way IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE!) which was a surprise stop, not initially planned, but since the gas tank in the bus was leaking (?) they pulled over there so we’d have something to do while the bus was getting fixed. It was cool to see all of the machine guns and big tanks they used that were in an open air museum type setup where you could go and climb around on...

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