Siwa at last
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50% so am quite happy with myself. It’s the day of our epic 850 km bus ride into the
to the oasis of Siwa. We are both looking forward to getting there but not to the 8 hour bus ride.
Traffic over here is really scary we thought one was bad but this is far, far worse. On the trip
down we passed El Al Emain but no chance to stop. When we finally arrived we checked into the
nearest random hotel. Bit of a dump but at least we have a private bathroom and to be honest I
think we are the only guests they have since we are 850km off the tourist trail. Siwa is a big
change from the big cities of
beep the horn to warn the other driver that they are being overtaken but here there are no cars in
the town, donkey cart seems their most common form of transport, even though we were offered
free use of the one eyed hotel owners motorbike I managed to resist but tomorrow may be
another story. Have not had chance to update the blog much due to lack of internet over here but
found a place in town we should be able to get a connection. Off to bed now up early with the
Morning Prayer and all that and to climb the mountain of the dead, will tell you about it if we make
it out alive.