Marsa Alam History, Weather and Culture

Marsa Alam origins are spartan rocky and ruthless. The area slowly developed into a sleepy fishing village and then gradually turned into the flourishing resort and area it is now. Its prehistoric stage finds evidence in Stone Age rock inscriptions paintings and depictions and in Pharaonic graffiti. Marsa Alam also accommodated the trading traject from Luxor to the Red Sea and the silk road to Asia. The Marsa Alam and Abu Dabbab area of the Eastern Desert in Egypt were once the epicentres of ind...

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Marsa Alam History, Weather and Culture

Marsa Alam Things To Do/Holidays

A Where ToGo in Marsa Alam guide doesn t come in a pocket version. On the contrary.Marsa Alam Egypt offers almost unlimited options. It s not easy to make achoice but somebody has got to do it... So where do we go during Marsa Alamholidays? El Qusier. The Ottoman Citadel El Quseir is a small coastal town that has managed to maintain itsspecific characteristics of a fisherman s village. It s set directly on theattractive coastline of the Red Sea between Safaga and Marsa Alam Egypt. ElQuseir is a ...

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Marsa Alam Things To Do/Holidays

Red Sea History, General info and Weather

The Red Sea Al Bahr Achmar as it is calledin local lingo is an aquatic corridor as part of the Arabian Sea which inturn is a branch of the Indian Ocean. It runs between the Suez Canal in thenorth to the Gate of Lamantations or Gate of Tears (Bab-el-Mandeb) in the south before enteringthe Golf of Aden. The Red Sea slowly came to existence as anappendix coinciding with the separation of the Arabian and African tectonicplates starting about 40 000 000 years ago. By the way thistectonic movement is ...

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Red Sea History, General info and Weather

Red Sea Things To Do/Holidays

Marina / Hurghada The pedestrian-only Hurghada Marina attracts both tourists and residents for an afternoon stroll or a gourmet evening far from the Sheraton street noise. With many fine restaurants cafes and stylish bars Hurghada Marina Boulevard offers the best in food and beverage for all tastes. El Mina Mosque / Hurghada The opening of the port mosque (el mina mosque) in January 2012 coincided with the celebrations of the Red Sea Governorate s national anniversary. The mosque was built on an...

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Red Sea Things To Do/Holidays

Abu Dabbab Marsa Alam. Something For Everyone!

Abu Dabbab forms part of the coastal Marsa Alam region in Egypt. Since it borders on the Red Sea it provides unrivalled aquatic challenges and holiday pleasure! The heart of Abu Dabbab is Blue Ocean s Abu Dabbab Lodge 30 kilometers north of Marsa Alam airport. Its fantastic beach fringing the bay is only a stone s throw away from the Abu Dabbab Lodge. Abu Dabbab has something for everyone in store for all ages and all tastes. You won t be disappointed because you just cannot go wrong; such is th...

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Abu Dabbab Marsa Alam. Something For Everyone!