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The Current Situation - Life in South Sinai

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When I first came to Egypt I was on a six week exploration holiday that initially extended to three months followed by a decision to live in Dahab, South Sinai and work in scuba diving. 1,575 more words

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Eid Break: Taba & Dahab

It’s been a month (!) since my time in Taba and Dahab, so I guess it’s finally time to blog about it. (I really must get better at this.) Our school had over a week off for the Eid al-Adha holiday, so I knew I wanted to travel. 2,230 more words

On the Road to Peace - Peace Road that is!

Peace sisters! Peace Road that is, the brand name of bespoke handbags dreamt up, designed and made in Dahab from beautiful recycled gelabeya by New Zealander Bronwyn Jones… 875 more words

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Iftar under the Stars

So it is over half way through Ramadan; the full moon having waxed, now wanes leaving less than two weeks until Eid. This year Ramadan has fallen in the middle of summer so some days have been extremely hot, 40oC plus, and the longer daylight hours mean longer fasts. 1,653 more words

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Cheque Points

I went for another ‘Visa trip’ to negotiate the minefield of Egyptian security cheque points (this confirms British English has it over USA English) and obsolete British system Egyptian bureaucracy that allows me to live here in Dahab. 1,999 more words

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Four explosions strike Egypt's South Sinai and Cairo

At least five have been killed and 12 injured in three different explosions across South Sinai and Cairo on Friday morning, reported state and local media. 359 more words