Birthday breakfast in Dahab (Lynessa Nelson)
Birthday breakfast in Dahab
a very happy 27th birthday with my espresso (Lynessa Nelson)
a very happy 27th birthday with my espresso
The boardwalk in Dahab (Lynessa Nelson)
The boardwalk in Dahab
Out our balcony at the Penguin hotel (Lynessa Nelson)
Out our balcony at the Penguin hotel
Christina Beach Hotel (Lynessa Nelson)
Christina Beach Hotel
Our room at Christina Beach Hotel (Lynessa Nelson)
Our room at Christina Beach Hotel
(Lynessa Nelson)
The hotel bathroom. (Lynessa Nelson)
The hotel bathroom.
(Lynessa Nelson)
Christina Beach Hotel (Lynessa Nelson)
Christina Beach Hotel
The pool at Christina Beach Hotel (Lynessa Nelson)
The pool at Christina Beach Hotel
Looking into the hotel from the boardwalk (Lynessa Nelson)
Looking into the hotel from the boardwalk
Relax on the beach in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Relax on the beach in Egypt.
Enjoy some scuba diving on your trip. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy some scuba diving on your trip.
Tahini, baba ganoush, hummus and more amazing dips (Lynessa Nelson)
Tahini, baba ganoush, hummus and more amazing dips
oh, the cats (Lynessa Nelson)
oh, the cats
my birthday dinner - not too bad (Lynessa Nelson)
my birthday dinner - not too bad
before sunrise on Mt. Sinai (Lynessa Nelson)
before sunrise on Mt. Sinai
Mt. Sinai at sunrise. (Lynessa Nelson)
Mt. Sinai at sunrise.
Mt. Sinai at sunrise. (Lynessa Nelson)
Mt. Sinai at sunrise.
Amazing (Lynessa Nelson)
Amazing
Sunlight touching the peaks (Lynessa Nelson)
Sunlight touching the peaks
Travelers getting a good view from up high. (Lynessa Nelson)
Travelers getting a good view from up high.
St. Catherine's monastery from the canyon (Lynessa Nelson)
St. Catherine's monastery from the canyon
The "burning bush" St. Catherine's monastery (Lynessa Nelson)
The "burning bush" St. Catherine's monastery
Inside St. Catherine's monastery (Lynessa Nelson)
Inside St. Catherine's monastery
Biking along Dahab's coast. (Lynessa Nelson)
Biking along Dahab's coast.
(Lynessa Nelson)
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea! (Lynessa Nelson)
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea!
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea! (Lynessa Nelson)
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea!
Eel! It was two feet from my hand (Lynessa Nelson)
Eel! It was two feet from my hand
Getting ready to snorkel in the Red Sea. (Lynessa Nelson)
Getting ready to snorkel in the Red Sea.
that way (Lynessa Nelson)
that way
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea! (Lynessa Nelson)
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea!
Beautiful colorful fish (Lynessa Nelson)
Beautiful colorful fish
The coral reef drops off (Lynessa Nelson)
The coral reef drops off
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea! (Lynessa Nelson)
We are snorkeling in the Red Sea!
Sea cucumber (Lynessa Nelson)
Sea cucumber
A view of the ocean floor (Lynessa Nelson)
A view of the ocean floor
dodging the fishes (Lynessa Nelson)
dodging the fishes
the drop off (Lynessa Nelson)
the drop off
Dinner by candlelight. Note the night divers in background (Lynessa Nelson)
Dinner by candlelight. Note the night divers in background
(Lynessa Nelson)
Cristina Residence (Lynessa Nelson)
Cristina Residence
Caffeine hitting the face! (Lynessa Nelson)
Caffeine hitting the face!
Are we in Europe? (Lynessa Nelson)
Are we in Europe?
Enjoy authentic cuisine while on your journey (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy authentic cuisine while on your journey
The Chege's dining room (Lynessa Nelson)
The Chege's dining room
the bedroom (Lynessa Nelson)
the bedroom
the living room (Lynessa Nelson)
the living room
We're in Cairo - thank God for Starbucks (Lynessa Nelson)
We're in Cairo - thank God for Starbucks
old jeans? of course (Lynessa Nelson)
old jeans?  of course
Matt and Wawa enjoy another gourmet breakfast by our hosts (Lynessa Nelson)
Matt and Wawa enjoy another gourmet breakfast by our hosts
Heba's home and family - their Arabic teacher (Lynessa Nelson)
Heba's home and family - their Arabic teacher
Coptic Cairo (Lynessa Nelson)
Coptic Cairo
Enjoy the beautifully decorated architecture. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy the beautifully decorated architecture.
Volunteer guides from the church gave us a tour (Lynessa Nelson)
Volunteer guides from the church gave us a tour
Enjoy the art that decorates the architecture in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy the art that decorates the architecture in Egypt.
each piece was symbolic (Lynessa Nelson)
each piece was symbolic
the moat (Lynessa Nelson)
the moat
See all the unique architecture on your Egypt adventure. (Lynessa Nelson)
See all the unique architecture on your Egypt adventure.
Spending the day exploring the history of Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Spending the day exploring the history of Egypt.
Enjoying a Shawarma lunch which consists of a variety of meats that are on a spit. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoying a Shawarma lunch which consists of a variety of meats that are on a spit.
the metro (Lynessa Nelson)
the metro
typical taxi in Cairo - note the Quran on the dash (Lynessa Nelson)
typical taxi in Cairo - note the Quran on the dash
outside Khan al Khalili market (Lynessa Nelson)
outside Khan al Khalili market
Enjoy a variety of local goods at the Khan al Khalili market. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy a variety of local goods at the Khan al Khalili market.
light traffic in Cairo (Lynessa Nelson)
light traffic in Cairo
the infestacious felines (Lynessa Nelson)
the infestacious felines
Kristen's friends Michael and Eva (Lynessa Nelson)
Kristen's friends Michael and Eva
Getting a henna tattoo. (Lynessa Nelson)
Getting a henna tattoo.
A local carries a huge flat of pita bread (Lynessa Nelson)
A local carries a huge flat of pita bread
The oldest university in the world (Lynessa Nelson)
The oldest university in the world
Experience the unique and beautifully ornate architecture in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Experience the unique and beautifully ornate architecture in Egypt.
Escaping to Al-Azhar park (Lynessa Nelson)
Escaping to Al-Azhar park
Fountains in the park at night. (Lynessa Nelson)
Fountains in the park at night.
A couple in the park in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
A couple in the park in Egypt.
A couple in the park in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
A couple in the park in Egypt.
A view of the Citadel from the park (Lynessa Nelson)
A view of the Citadel from the park
(Lynessa Nelson)
A couple sits on a hill to admire the view. (Lynessa Nelson)
A couple sits on a hill to admire the view.
Overlooking the city. (Lynessa Nelson)
Overlooking the city.
Henna tattoos done by a local in Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Henna tattoos done by a local in Egypt.
Eva and Kristen in the front seat (Lynessa Nelson)
Eva and Kristen in the front seat
Enjoy the delicious local food of Egypt. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy the delicious local food of Egypt.
Eva's dad (Lynessa Nelson)
Eva's dad
Kristen and Eva's mom (Lynessa Nelson)
Kristen and Eva's mom
the whole family! (Lynessa Nelson)
the whole family!
the infamous porch swing (Lynessa Nelson)
the infamous porch swing
the Citadel - just missed it! (Lynessa Nelson)
the Citadel - just missed it!
outside the Chege's flat (Lynessa Nelson)
outside the Chege's flat
Enjoy a delicious meal while on your journey. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy a delicious meal while on your journey.
Matt translating Arabic with Eva's husband (Lynessa Nelson)
Matt translating Arabic with Eva's husband
Enjoy some delicious street food. (Lynessa Nelson)
Enjoy some delicious street food.
Sara and her daughter Estefani (Lynessa Nelson)
Sara and her daughter Estefani
Sunset over the city of Cairo (Lynessa Nelson)
Sunset over the city of Cairo
Lynessa Nelson
Egypt Adventure: Diving at the Red Sea and on to Cairo