Monthly Archives: till 31 July 2012

July 31 – day 40

Dinsdag 31 juli Van Ras Gharib naar Hurghada – 170 km. Mahmoud Ezzeldin has accompanied us in his old-timer car Mercedes to Hurghada, a real touristic place with a beach and a good place for diving in the Red Sea. … Continue reading

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July 30 – day 39

Maandag 30 juli Van Ain Suk Hna naar Ras Gharib – 200 km Today we change places, Trudy in the oldtimer Mercedes, Joke and Ben co-driver in the T-Ford. Dirk tells how to drive the T-Ford. That is not so … Continue reading

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July 29 – day 38

Zondag 29 juli Van Rasel Sudr naar Ain Suk Hna ( 168 km) Today we drive the last part of the Sinaï to the north. We pass the very narrow tunnel of the Suez canal.Welcome in Afrika. On the coffeeshop … Continue reading

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July 28 – day 37

Saturday 28 july Today we have to drive 230 kilometers through the desert of Sinaï.We start at 6.15. At 7.00 we have to stop at a checkpoint and we have to wait for protection by the police. We put the … Continue reading

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July 27 – day 36

Friday 27 juli Glad and happy we drive to the south through the Sinaï desert.Wonderful, what a different landscape and beautiful colors. But the heat is too much for the Model-T.She get overheated and she has to stop and to … Continue reading

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July 26 – day 35

Donderdag 26 juli The day of the truth, do we skip Egypt or are we going into Egypt? We make several phone calls to the automobile club, the headquarters of the customs, the Dutch embassy and even the minister of … Continue reading

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july 25 – day 34

This morning Dirk and Mohammed, our guide, went to the harbor to get the right stamps on the car papers. We tried to mobilise as much people as we can: the ANWB (dutch organisation) the ADAC (german organisation), the Egypt … Continue reading

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july 24 – day 33

The day of patience, waiting and not succeeding Today we’ll leave Akaba by ferry to Nuweiba (Egypt). The first ferry is full, so we’ve wait three hours till the next ferry arrived. Another three hours later thousands of man in … Continue reading

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July 23 – day 32

After we are awake, we directly go to the swimming poole and have some auqajogging lesons from our personal trainer. We drive the 50 kilometres to the border and after one hour we get out of Israël.For the passing of … Continue reading

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July 22 – day 31

In Be’er Sheva they put a new window in the landrover. Trudy and Dirk drive the model-T to Eilat. We meet each other on the highway and about 50 kilometres before Eilat we find a appartement in the Kibbutz Lotan, … Continue reading

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