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Backpacking is the best way to see the world.
The people you meet can make the trip more enjoyable and memorable than the sights.
Developing Countries (whilst we haven’t seen them at their worst) are called the “developing” for a reason…….they tend to be dirty shit holes.
Traveling is not a holiday it is exhausting but far more rewarding (as I type Claire is falling asleep on the train home)
There’s no pint traveling if you have a set plan and are not willing to deviate from it.
Random experiences are always the best.
In total we spent 26 Nights away:
5 at the Formula one 85GBP
2 in Siwa 14GBP
1 Night train (Cairo-Aswan) 100GBP
2 in Aswan 26GBP
1 in Luxor 8GBP
1 Night Bus (Luxor-Dahab) 13GBP
4 in Dahab 28GBP
1 in Aqaba 14GBP
2 in Wadi Musa 30GBP
1 in Aqaba (again) 15GBP
1 traveling and waiting for transport 0GBP
26 nights Accommodation – 381GBP (including the two biggest journeys)
Oh yes and 1 cheeky surprise night in
Various Transport Things
16-Taxis (I think)
See how bored I got on the train home, but at least it kept me awake.
To everyone we met between the F1 and the Middle East, its been one hell of a trip, nice to meet you all apart from most of the Egyptians that is. Those whos email address we have we will send you some fairly random pics when we get settled in our new house.
Thanks for a great trip and amazing and random honeymoon.
p.s. never try to walk from Aqaba port to