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Siwa Travel Guide: 119 reviews and 355 photos
The Siwa Oasis was a very isolated place deep into the desert near the Libyan border. Only an old date caravan route passed the oasis.
Siwa was only inhabited by Berber speaking people with their own traditions for a long time.
The first time I heard of Siwa (I can remember it was in 1989 in Yemen that an arabist friend from the Netherlands told me about the oasis) I knew I had to go there once.
Eleven years later I made the trip with high expectations.
- In a nutshell:wonderfull oasistown dominated by the Shali Fortress
380 KM travelling from Siwa to Bahariya in the desert without any shelter, we thought. For our lunchstop we found this... more travel advice
The track through the desert from Siwa to Bahariya is 380 KM. You need a special permit to take this track. The track... more travel advice
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