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Apr 13, 2016 - 11 April 2016 - Zafarana, Egypt

Today we drove further up the Red Sea coast and into the Eastern Deserts to see the ancient Coptic monastery of St Paul. It was in a beautiful mountainous setting but unfortunately we couldn't go inside as the monks were on a 2 month fast for Easter and were not receiving visitors. But they did let us go inside the gate and visit the church, which was beautiful. We were going to camp near the monastery, but as we weren't able to go inside we had spare time so continued our drive up the coast to find somewhere else. This part of the coast is...

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