From Red to Med - the Suez Canal

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April 10th 2014
Published: June 26th 2017
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Geo: 29.9768, 32.5327 Temperature: 21C 70F Distance travelled: 3356 nautical miles Aqaba was our last visit to Asia Minor otherwise known as the Middle East. We now head for the Mediterranean via the Suez Canal. This is the long leg home. Although we still have a few more stops before we disembark, the talk now turns to what next….?? We have made the acquaintance of 3 Australian families. As... Read Full Entry

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13th April 2014

Maybe this question is inappropriate but.... Have you seen any boats with refugees? According to the news there are thousands of people trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy to get away from Syria.
14th April 2014

Ragnhild, thanks for the heads up. We'l keep a look out and you'll be the first to know if we see any.
5th April 2019

150 yrs
Prof Prem raj Pushpakaran writes -- 2019 marks the 150th year of completion of Suez Canal!!!

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