It’s around 300 miles from Cairo to Sharm, popularly known simply as “Sharm” is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, popular with package holiday makers and divers. Sharm El Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt’s South Sinai Governorate, which includes the smaller coastal towns […]

Saint Catherine’s Monastery lies on the Sinai Peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sinai (where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God). In the early 4th century, St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, built the Chapel of the Burning Bush at the site where Moses is supposed to have seen the miracle. The fortified […]

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