Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2014’

Solar heating Dahab Style!


There are lots of ways to heat a swimming pool in Dahab but we wanted something eco friendly so that ruled out gas and electric. Our first option was a company our building contractor put us in touch with in Cairo. He sold us on the idea of a pressurised solar panel system. We weren’t entirely convinced but thought it …

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Adventure Scuba! – Blue Lagoon & Ras Abu Galum

Ras Abu Galum

Having lived here for 7 years and having never heard of the ‘Bedouin Boat’ until a week ago we decided it was time to test it out. Bedouin Boat is a boat transfer that runs between Ricks Reef or the Blue Hole to the national park area of ‘Ras Abu Galum’ and further afield to the ‘Blue Lagoon’ a huge …

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10 reasons why I love ‘Assalah Square’

10 Reasons 2

I live in the vicinity of Assalah Square, about a 200m walk to the shops and a two minute taxi drive away from Red C Villas, on the other side of Assalah. I love living here and thought I’d share with you my top 10 reasons why. So, in no particular order, here they are! 10. Ibrahims Fruit Shop Ibrahim …

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Wadi lunch & Hilux fun

Hilux Fun

We packed up our chilly bin (or eski if you’re not from New Zealand) with some fruits from Assalah market, a ready-made falafel lunch from Abu Amr; the best falafel shop in town and a few emergency beers from ‘Drinkies’ just in case! Now all we needed was our transport… We were headed just 30k outside of Dahab to a …

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