Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 2

Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 2

Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 2 June 27, 2018 Scuba diving allows me to discover another, magical world. I was so lucky to meet dolphins, whales, sharks, octopuses and many more wonderful beings. It’s always a pleasure to find anemonefish. These busy little fish make me smile every time I encounter them. And little
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Listening to the voice of the desert

Listening to the voice of the desert

Listening to the voice of the desert March 30, 2018 I love deserts almost as much as I love oceans. That is one of the reasons I keep traveling to Egypt. The unique mix of faraonic culture, the magical Red Sea and vaste deserts keeps calling me. There is so much to explore above and
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Exploring Kharga Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Kharga Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Kharga Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert March 22, 2018 Kharga is the most southern oasis and it’s technically not situated in the Western Desert, but in the Libyan Desert. Kharga is often reffered to as the ‘Great Oasis’ and it offers quite some places to visit. Many archaeological sites have fallen into ruins nowadays,
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Exploring Dakhla Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Dakhla Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Dakhla Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert March 16, 2018 The main road to Dakhla oasis is called Darb el-Ghubari, the Dust Track, and it’s an appropriate name for this desert track through impressive dune fields. In ancient times Dakhla was known as el-Wah, the ‘Inner Oasis’, an area bounded by the Great Sand Sea,
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Exploring Farafra Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Farafra Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Farafra Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert March 1, 2018 Farafra Oasis is situated deep in the desert which gives it a special, peaceful vibe. In and around Farafra Oasis you will find some of my favorite places: the magical spring Ain Hadra, the hidden Cave Djara, rough and wild Aqabat and ofcourse the lovely
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Exploring Bahariya Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Bahariya Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

Exploring Bahariya Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert February 23, 2018 The Bahariya Oasis lies aproximately 370 kilometers from Egypt’s capital Cairo. The desert road to Bahariya begins at the Giza Pyramids and offers you a great view on the pyramids. The name Bahariya might come from the word ‘bahr’, which means ‘sea’ in the Arabic
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Exploring the el-Fayoum Oasis in Lower Egypt

Exploring the el-Fayoum Oasis in Lower Egypt

Exploring the el-Fayoum Oasis in lower Egypt Febrauary 16, 2018 The Fayoum Oasis is Egypt’s largest oasis. El-Fayoum is situated about a hunderd kilometers southwest of Cairo. This agricultural area has been called the ‘garden of Egypt’ for centuries. Although el-Fayoum has several archaeological sites, it’s best known for the famous Fayoum portraits dating from
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Pyramids and temples: Egypt for first-timers

Pyramids and temples: Egypt for first-timers

Pyramids and temples: Egypt for first-timers February 8, 2018 Egypt has everything to be the ideal travel destination: an unrivaled amount of ancient monuments, vast infinite deserts and colorful coral reefs. There is so much to see and do, that there is the serious danger of getting overwhelmed. If you have only one week and
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Dahab Days: a photo diary

Dahab Days: a photo diary

Dahab Days: a photo diary September 17, 2017 I hardly know where to begin when it comes to selecting a reasonable amount of photos to portray my time in Dahab in Egypt. Every time my stay in the South Sinai flows by so quickly that I lose every feeling of time. I could have easily
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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: El Bells and the Blue Hole

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: El Bells and the Blue Hole

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: El Bells and the Blue Hole August 18, 2017 I wrote about the Blue Hole before, but in this series of Dahab dive sites the infamous Blue Hole can’t be missing. The Blue Hole is located about thirty minutes from Dahab. At the main entry point there are some Bedouin
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