Archive for the ‘Mediterranean’ Category



in Mediterranean  •  Comments Off on Amman

Amman is essentially now a modern Arab city but is Philadelphia of Roman times…



in Mediterranean  •  Comments Off on Petra


Petra, a ‘rose-red city’, is in neighbouring Jordan and very accessible from Ashkelon…


Through the Suez Canal

in Mediterranean  •  Comments Off on Through the Suez Canal

We waited for what appeared to be a good weather window and left Abu Tig Marina in near calm for the last and hardest leg of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez…


Nile Cruise

in Indian Ocean, Mediterranean  •  Comments Off on Nile Cruise

We abandoned Quo Vadis to the care of Abu Tig Marina and took an 8 day trip along the Nile…



in Indian Ocean, Mediterranean  •  Comments Off on Egypt

Dolphin Reef is in Egyptian territorial waters, although we are tolerated there without permit or clearance, landing on the mainland (like inadvertant border crossing!) is not allowed by the ever present military!