Friday, 13 April 2012 at 19:30 Join for a fun evening at Camel Bar to raise money for the stray animals of Sharm so they can be sterilized and find good homes. Organizers of this event are a few devoted animal lovers in cooperation with the Pets Hotel. There will be an Auction of many items, ranging in prices from unbelievably cheap to more expensive, to suit every pocket!!! (We already have Gucci shoes, meals, jewelry and sweets.) Please share this info and donate what you can - maybe even a voucher for a home cooked meal, cake , pie or anything [...]
The Pirates Bar at the Hilton Fayrouz celebrates its 20th anniversary party on Friday 30 March, from 6pm till late.Who of the "old Sharmers" would not remember the chicken wings or meat balls, always a bit salty, served with the beer. There was no question were to go for the evening, there was only one place to have a draft or the good old Stella. For everyone, old and new, let's celebrate with the Pirates.There will be a free cocktail, free drink to match the drink you are quaffing, and mezza food. Lets go for all the memories Pirates has [...]
Terrazzina Too is starting its party season on Monday, 5 March with the Spring Opening Party followed by the Full Moon Party on 7 March. Besides the special event parties Terrazzina will have every Monday the Starlight Party and on Friday's, the well-established afternoon Beach Party.
Friday 24 March was the opening tournament of the short Golf course in Stella di Mare. The event was organized for Sharmers, some regular golfers other beginners.Everyone enjoyed the afternoon which was sponsored by Heinecken.Non golfers could watch and join the dinner buffet.Thanks for a fantastic afternoon to Will Lambert, Golf Pro at Stella di Mare.For more info on prices for playing or lessons please checkwww.stelladimaregolf.com
You might think it is time that these winds end, but…Though we had pretty strong winds during the last weeks, those were merely cold winds from the North and the warm hot ones are still to come.April and May are the months of the Khamaseen winds. Those are hot dusty winds coming from the Sahara, similar to the Sicrocco, bringing lots of sand over. Though the Eastern Sinai is protected by the Sinai mountains and they are much milder in Sharm the temperature can still rise within a few hours by up by 15C.Called by the Egyptians "rih al khamsin" [...]
Egypt is celebrating Mother's Day on 21 March. With high appreciation for their mothers and wives men show their generosity with big gifts.With the help of Wikipedia we know also the roots of Egypt's Mother's Day:It was introduced in Egypt by journalist Mustafa Amin in his book (Smiling America) 1943. The idea was overlooked at the time, but when Amin heard the story of a widowed mother who devoted her whole life to raise her son until he became a doctor, got married and left without showing her any gratitude, Amin became motivated to promote for "Mother's Day". The idea [...]
Pope Shenouda III, Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Pope, has died on Saturday at the age of 88, after a long battle against illness.Read more
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/breakfastIn the 60s, the TV hit Flipper made us all fall in love with dolphins. Rick O'Barry is the man who trained the dolphins to do the tricks that were so endearing — and that spawned a whole industry of sea worlds and marine worlds and flipperworlds around the globe, committing dolphins to a lifelong sentence of enslavement and humiliation, all in the name of our entertainment.These days Rick O'Barry feels sickeningly guilty about that, and has spent decades since dedicated to freeing dolphins. That mission has seen him arrested all around the world, thrown into jail, banned from conferences [...]
On his attempt to cross the 200km wide Red Sea from El Gouna, Egypt to Duba, Saudi-Arabia the Polish kite surfer Janek Lisewski had to learn that he cannot (as he put it) “take the crown of the seas” and beat the force of nature. After leaving El Gouna at 6.30am on the 2nd of March, the kite surfer safely checked in until reaching Ras Mohammed then, as far as we know, his signal was lost. At 6pm on the same day, almost 12 hours after he started, the first SOS call was received. Read more
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Sharm has a new kids clothes shop - Jean Bourget. Jean Bourget stands for quality kids wear from France produced since more than 50 years. Jean Bourget children's clothes possess a modern style from casual clothes to ultra smart. All their designer clothing is produced using high quality fabrics. The shop also has other quality brands, like Madonna and… It serves all ages from 0 to 12 years. All products of the shop are produced in Egypt, mainly for export, but with Jean Bourget in town you can get a selection of those clothes here in Sharm. Pass by and [...]
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