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  Egypt - Hurghada - Red Sea
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      Egypt - Hurghada - Red Sea
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Hurghada is situated on the beach of the Red Sea. It is its main advantage defining tourist value. The sun is the second advantage of Hurghada which attracts thousands of tourists from over the world. If you don’t want to spend your holidays in summer – Hurghada is one of the best choices in autumn, winter and spring.

Hurghada, known in Egypt as Ghardaga, was at one time just a simple fishing village. Almost nobody knew this place 30 years ago in 1970th. First Soviet "tourists" appeared in Hurghada in 1960-70th. Then Egypt and Israel were at enmity rigidly. After capture by Israel of Sinai Hurghada has turned to the important strategic military object. The Soviet experts helped Egyptians to create there a military base and airdrome. Transformation of Hurghada in a resort has begun after Camp-David's peace agreements (1978). The former military air base has played the important role in transformation.

Now with it's crystal clear water, untouched reefs and a multitude of ship wrecks, it has become one of the best Egyptian tourist destinations.

You may read my Hurghada VT-page and watch my SLIDE Show Walking over Hurghada in April 2007 from my WebShots.

You can see my VIDEO-clips from my personal YouTube channel:
1 min 55 sec Flight Moscow-Hurghada.
1 min 35 sec Hurghada Hor Palace Hotel .
1 min 30 sec Hurghada Hor Palace Park.
2 min 30 sec Hurghada Hor Palace Beach .
1 min 45 sec Hurghada Evening Walk .
2 min 30 sec Hurghada Night Walk .

Directions: Second photo: Quey.
Third photo: Streets.
Forth photo: Mosque.
Fifth photo: Flowers.

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  • Updated Dec 21, 2007
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