“This is the most complete catalogue of attractions available about the region, with descriptions, almost 400 color photos, over 60 maps and relevant information so you can plan a trip and discover Sinai for yourself. There is also a comprehensive section on flora and fauna, as well as a dictionary based on the local dialect.”
English-Arabic dictionary – FREE
“English-Arabic dictionary based on the local Egyptian-Bedouin dialect. With 4 columns to make the dictionary work 2-ways:
English word, pronunciation of Arabic word written phonetically, word written in Arabic, pronunciation of English word written in Arabic.”
Sinai Gardens: Retreats in the Sinai High Mountains, Egypt – for any DONATION
“This concise book gives background info on the unique orchard farming tradition which lives on from Byzantine times; practical info for visitors; two case studies about simple sustainable development models; a map of the region with a list of gardens; and a gallery of 40 full-page images with rare glimpses of snow, spring, gardens and Bedouin life.”
For any donation which is automatically transferred to the South Sinai Foundation and used in full to support gardeners to improve their gardens.
“From coast to coast and to the southernmost tip… this is the only guide that covers ALL the main trekking and safari routes in the Sinai. Whether planning a tour on foot, camel back or by 4×4, the guide presents all the essential information visitors need and lots more”
Published in 2011, it is a little book, yet, an important mile stone: it was the first trekking guide featuring the whole South Sinai region. It is the “original”, the predecessor of the complete route guide.
The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey – FREE
“The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable – but very diverse and stunningly beautiful – desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images.”
For more information about St. Katherine (St. Catherine), the Jabaleya Bedouin and the Sinai High Mountain Region visit our other website: www.st-katherine.net