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“I’ve just spent several days in St Catherine’s and have been amazed by the whole experience. The people are incredibly friendly, everywhere feels very safe and the whole atmosphere is absolutely peaceful... All in all it has been a hugely postive experience and far different from anything the media might portray. As a single female travelling alone, I recommend you give the area a try." -- Jacky (Spain)


Top 10 Mountains in the Sinai

How do you define the best mountain? The highest or the most famous? The toughest or the one with the best view? A mountain can be significant for various reasons, so it is difficult to choose the Top 10. The High Mountain Region – easy to guess – features many of the best mountains in the Sinai, but some of the highest peaks are actually found outside of this relatively small area contained within the circular dyke around St. Catherine... read more

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More photos and videos of the snow

The snow is over, it is soon the beginning of spring, but the memories of winter are still here. There were so many beautiful photos and videos of the snow on FB, I didn’t have time to collect them. Now catching up on this, showing you some of the most beautiful shots. Lot of content, the page might take some time to load! ... read more

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Spring shower in the desert

A short while ago there was a little rain in the Sinai, but even a little rain can form creeks and waterfalls as it was captured on photos and a video by “Feel the desert.” In the desert, especially in rocky areas, water runs off the surface and collects in the gullies and wadis that connect to other wadis. This is the reason why you have to be careful during rainy times, as a little rain, maybe further away, can cause serious flash floods... read more

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Volunteering in Nuweiba, Egypt – Habiba Organic Farm

You can label it different ways, a venture in agrotourism, voluntarism, permaculture, sustainable development or whatever, the Habiba Organic Farm (HOF) is a unique project in Nuweiba. Diversity is at its core, whether it is about the range of plants they grow or their different activities and involvements. Managed by Maged el Said, Habiba farm is part of the international WOOF and other networks, and offers volunteers an opportunity to participate in something positive... read more

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Vintage photos of the Sinai, by the American Colony in Jerusalem

These photos are from a collection of almost 100 pictures, shared by the Bedouin in St. Katherine, whose forefathers are captured on the images. It documents a journey to Mt. Sinai that took place around the beginning of the 1900s, organised by the American Colony in Jerusalem... read more

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Sinai Trekking Maps        

The Expedition Consultancy - Rock Climbing in the Sinai

Bedouin Bus - Sinai bus service