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A rendezvous with the Egyptian sun.....

Egypt has definitely opened my eyes and made me think........

Going to Sharm el Sheikh at the time of the shark ban and the speculated election riots in Cairo (by the FCO) has shifted some fun in the winter sun....but all in all it was a good trip and a valuable lesson in life. If you asked me what bit I enjoyed the most....it would be the amazing camel ride on the beach near the Blue Hole in Dahab City. If you asked me what I feared the most....it would be my first snorkelling experience near the Blue Hole. If you asked me what affected me the most.....it would be the young children selling things and begging for money in a desert dominated land where the dryness of global warming seems like one of the great truths of life.
Arriving in Egypt, I felt a bit like a sheep being herded into a pen as we were packed into long disorganised queues, passing officers who were chatting on the phone with their bluetooth ear piece whilst stamping our passports, filtering through a gate where an of…