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Jul 10, 2007 - Port Suez to Rosetta(Rashid)

Port Suez to Rashid 10 July through 13 July The pilot came on board about 12 and off we set to Ismailia which is half way along the canal and where we have to stop as it takes 8 hours to get to Ismailia. It will be another 8 hours to Port Said. Bak sheesh is the Egyptian word for bribery. The pilot asked Lars if he had any Viagra to give him! We thought that was the most unusual bak sheesh of the trip! He was quite a large man and when he started to get off the boat he tried to use our new gangplank. One foot on and a large CRACK was the...

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