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The Sinai Trail - Egypt's first long-distance hiking trail

“The mountains are always good. They tire the legs and relax the mind.” – Nasser Mansour, Jebeleya Tribe, South Sinai

Stretching from the gulf of Aqaba to the roof of Egypt, the recently established Sinai Trail is certainly one to go on every long-distance-hiker’s list.

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Egypt Reopens Ancient Library at St. Catherine Monastery

Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai. 566 more words

Sharm Al Sheikh: South Sinai, Egypt

Sharm Al Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt. ©2017 B. Kraus. All rights reserved.

Sharm Al Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt. ©2017 B. Kraus. All rights reserved.

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C is for Camels Cooling Off!

A typical morning at the beach in Assala, Dahab – especially when it’s as hot and humid as it was this day. You can usually see the mountains of Saudi Arabia when you look across the Gulf of Aqaba. 14 more words

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One Killed Near Egypt Monastery

At least one policeman has been killed, and three others wounded, after gunfire opened fire on a checkpoint, near Egypt’s St Catherine’s monastery.

One policeman has been killed by gunmen who opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine’s monastery in Egypt’s south Sinai, officials say. 58 more words

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