Having lost my Indiana Jones hat in a drunken incident it was bare headed and with my girlfriend and not my Dad that I rounded the end of the Siq and caught that first memorable glimpse of the Treasury.
Three Photos of Aqaba, Jordan.
Despite being a textbook example of how peaceful protests can lead to the removal of a despised dictator, the recent events in Egypt have severely damaged the tourist industry and dented the economy.
Which idiot it was decided that shlepping up a steep vertical incline for half a day would be a good idea is confined to history and will form the basis of arguments for years to come.
Enclosing itself protectively around the alleged site of the burning bush, God's chosen media to communicate with Moses, St Katherine's Monastery shares the distinction of being one of the world's oldest working Christian Monasteries.
Dahab is a long way from the protests going on in Cairo and the industrial and port cities of Ismailia and Suez, where the outward expression of political dissatisfaction has spread, are a different world from this relaxed little resort town.
The Working Traveller arrives in Dahab to begin our travels through the Middle East on our way home to Turkey.