Category: Egypt

Fun In Marsa Alam

We’ve just returned from a fortnight’s holiday in Marsa Alam and what a cracking holiday it was too! The flights were a bit crap though. Five and a half hours with no entertainment and food you had to pay through the nose for, it ranks...

Nearly Time To Come Home

Tonight’s our last night at the Lamaya as we’re heading home tomorrow afternoon. We’ve had a good time while we’ve been here, done some scuba diving, snorkelling, been pampered in the spa and ventured out into the desert. For what was supposed to have been...

The Final Dive

The Final Dive

Today we did our final dive of this holiday and we saved the best for last. All the time we’d been here we’d heard people talk of Abu Dabab as a good site to dive at, either from the shore or by boat. To get...

Having Fun In The Desert. Nearly

Having Fun In The Desert. Nearly

Today we headed out of the resort and into the desert for some activities amongst the sand. We were picked up from our resort in some Toyota 4x4s and after a short drive north we turned onto a ‘road’ into the desert where the cars...

More Scuba Diving

More Scuba Diving

It was time for some more scuba diving today, and as we have to rent the equipment on a daily basis, it makes sense to do 2 dives in a day to save money. This morning we had an early start as we headed to...

Diving The House Reef

Diving The House Reef

Today it was our first time scuba diving for two years and our first since completing our Advanced Open Water Course in the Maldives. The dive school at our resort, Coraya Divers, required us to do an orientation dive first and this involved us having...

Snork Like An Egyptian

We’ve been in Marsa Alam for a few days and haven’t done much but sit on the beach reading books, which is pretty much how I intend to spend most of this little holiday. Today though, we headed out on a snorkelling trip for a...