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Note: the WP auto timestamp of this post is wrong. It was written and published on Monday, January 1st 2018. I have now reset the blog's time zone to Cairo time. Happy New Year! The marina in El Gouna was hopping this morning, relatively speaking. We could not find a seat around 11ish on Sunday…

Moon over Gouna

The Zouz is here! After 3 ½ month apart, my wife (Zouz is my nickname for her) and I are finally together again in Gouna. We last saw each other at Nice airport in mid September. Then she returned to Kanafeh Land, that is to say, the only country in the world where its president’s…

The desert is a cold place

  The desert climate of El Gouna, Egypt is cold at night in winter.  The sun sets remarkably early here in late December, before 5PM; and it gets dark quick once it slips over the mountains. Then you get 13 hours of darkness, for the sun will not rise again till 6am. The temperature plummets,…