Posts Tagged: hurghada

Marsa Alam

I spent the Eid vacation between Hurghada and Marsa Alam. It was my first vacation since the January revolution broke out, and was badly needed. It was strange though being in the south without Ismail Marzouk. He’s been on my mind a lot. You can find some of the pictures I took during the trip

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I paid a visit to the IANTD Egypt headquarters today in Hurghada to have a chat with Matteo, the director, about social media and the diving industry. Some photos of the visit can be found here.

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A chat with a police captain

A young Upper Egyptian police captain who hitchhiked a ride with me in Hurghada: “I miss working for Al-Amn Al-Markazi (Central Security Forces). It was a lot of money… much better than being thrown out here at the Red Sea… Each time we went to a protest, be it the press syndicate, or downtown (Cairo),

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