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Egypt : from Smarm el Sheikh to Taba

This time, we want to take a trip to Egypt, Red Sea, in an area not crowed from tourism, looking for the peace so we decided to serve the coast from Sharm el Sheikh to Taba with base in Nuweiba ( around 200 km far frm Sharm ).

Arrived to Sharm, waits for us a travel of two hours in order to catch up Nuweiba; we make in jeep, the road is in means to the asphalted desert but. The landscape is beautifulst, is in means to mountains of the desert, sees of the villages lives to you, camels to them origina nature, free dogs, understood also to see the carcass to us of some dead camel. To half road we see the camel larger of the world! Yes, it is a full of rocks formation that seen from far away has the shape of a great down camel... the games of the nature! We arrive to Nuweiba and we lodge to the hotel Domina, small hotel with bungalow. Before unravelling the suitcases we go to see the beach :sand, with palms, wild. From the beach the profile of Saudi Arabia, a beautifulst show seen to the morning is noticed at daybreak between the thousand shadings of red yellow and of the colors of the sky. Nuweiba is our base and from we will make all the coast here.

NUWEIBA
It is uniform in two distant parts between they some kilometers. The part with beaches and the hotels is Nuweiba el Tarabin, while the zone with the port and the village of Bedouins is Nuweiba el Muzeini. On the coast of Nuweiba many places are found where to lodge spending nearly nothing, it is not necessary to make reservation. The beach is large, with palms. In the sand it finds many crabs with their lair, the beautifulst sea and for little the tourism the possibility is had to see fish various, type the snakes of sea, razze, and if six lucky person you can meet also the dolphins. In the country there are only little storees, nothing discotheques, nothing local nocturnes but one immense peace. The local population is much cordial one. Towards evening you see the beach to still crowd itself of the Bedouins whom they fish, in ancient way; to times we have gone with they to fish the small cuttlefishes, then one beautiful grilled on the beach with they.

DAHAB.
It is found to approximately 100 km from Nuweiba, with beaches golden. In the country there are many shops and small restaurants where it can be eaten of the optimal fish. The country is much characteristic one, the handicraft costs less than to Sharm and from the excursion to Abo Galum can here be made, where beautifulst coralline barrier is one.

TABA.
It is the last country before catching up Israel. It is found to approximately 100 km from Nuweiba. The road that door to Taba is costeggiata from the sea from the shadings blue-turquoise. Along the road the spectacular bay of Fijord is found: one deep similar bay to the Norwegian fjords. Continuing, after a short feature the water small lake salmastra of Sun Pool, situated in one is caught up species of natural amphitheater to little steps from the boot topping. From Taba the Pharaoh' s Island is caught up, to approximately 200 meters from the coast, encircled completely from coralline barrier; here the waters are indeed crystalline and on the island the castle of Saladino can be visited.
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These are the cities that we have visited, but have made also excursions in the entroterra, easy to go from these places.

MONASTERO OF SAINT CATERINA.
It is hard in how much a part of night in order to catch up the top, but when to the dawn admires repaid panorama six of all. The monastero is like one religious citadel with buildings of rare beauty.

COLORFUL CANYON.
It is caught up in jeep, between sabbioso and full of rocks desert. It arrives, makes a walk to you of approximately an hour dipped in mountains, where the cliffs I assume of the particular colors, from the yellow to the red one and the erosions of the time have formed of the designs. To the end of the walk a warm tea from the Bedouins.
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OASIS OF AIN FURTAGA.
It is arrived to Us in jeep crossing a sands dune zone low and stony plateaus, where they are looked at frequently stretches to them of the Bedouins who live to the margins of tourist Egypt. After to have asked the permission, it can be visited the oasis and drink with the Bedouins the habac, an aromatized tea. Here there is an incredible peace, the world has stopped itself and makes one hard work to return out...

There would be from writing to the infinite and however the words cannot take the place of the images, in order to understand the feeling that test to visit these places, must is to us. I have visited Egypt in wide and in along but sincerely these places they are those that more me are remained in the heart, the beautifulst memory of places where, fortunately for we, the mass tourism has still not arrived.

Posted by Kamar 06:04 Archived in Egypt

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