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Egypt 5: Marsa Shagra – Reef Break

The first thing Red Sea Diving Safari founder Hossam Helmy told me was how pregnant black and white tip reef sharks are the only shore sharks of the 12 species found in the Red Sea. They come to shore to … Continue reading

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Egypt 4: Hurghada ‘Dog Tired’

Let me tell you a bit about my husband. I spent a chunk of my early twenties confined to my bed or my house. Once I found my feet on the road to recovery I was eager to catch up … Continue reading

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Egypt 3: Alright Giza?

Wednesday 6th December 2017 was a great day in the life of the Sampson family. What this picture of us at the pyramids doesn’t show is how it took me a week to work up enough strength to get there, … Continue reading

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Egypt 2: Cairo or ‘Walk Like An Egyptian’

Right, well, what with the relapse brought on by Euro winter 2017 and other challenges, I’m now a full year behind telling our story. Please pray I am granted time and capacity to catch up with the blog and make … Continue reading

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Egypt 1: Alexandria or “Love Egyptians, Hate Egypt?”

I cannot explain the euphoria I felt sitting in the front seat of the taxi into the city of Alexandria at 2am. As we cruised down the long straight road between stretches of black water, even the lights bedecking the … Continue reading

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