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Sharm el Sheikh

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Egypt, Spa Reviews | 0 comments

A Taste of Arabia Located on the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, Sharm el Sheikh is a sophisticated modern resort – a world away from the problems of the rest of the country. Liz Gill is impressed by the warm climate, choice of interesting activities and authentic spa treatments. Legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in asses’ milk to enhance the beauty that captured the hearts of both Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. Today, over two thousand years later, I’m going to try out a modern version. True, there won’t be any actual asses – nor hunky Roman generals for that matter – but there will be a potion made from milk powder and hopefully, the sort of pampering that might make me feel like a queen of the Nile – if only for a day. The Egyptian theme...

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