The Red Sea December 10th 2015 We arrived in Sharm El Sheik just before midnight and checked into our hotel, the Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village ($40). I selected this hotel out of the multitude of all inclusive mega resorts because it was out of the main tourist area (which resembles Cancun), that it was locally owned by a Bedouin, and the rooms are in a Bedouin style hanging off a cliffside overlooking the Red Sea.
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Africa » Egypt » Red Sea » Sharm el-Sheikh The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
We are a husband and wife who work full time but love to travel as often as our bosses will allow. We prefer minimalist backpacker style travel and rarely stay in the same location for more than a few nights (much to my husbands chagrin). We prefer to go to far away and exotic locations outside of resort towns, preferably with a beach for some diving or mountains nearby for hiking. We enjoy immersing ourselves in what different cultures have to offer, doing it as simply and frugally as possible without sacrificing too much comfort. We equally love to travel around our home state of AZ an... full info