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Egypt without getting sick????

Baerenhof
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Egypt without getting sick????

been reading the posts about various drugs for gastroenteritis etc.

and now im afraid to book my trip to sharm.. Has anyone gone without getting sick???? Is it better to order a la carte and avoid the buffetts?Also need good snorkeling hotel reccommendation.

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11. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Just back from our third visit and both of us have never been sick. We always stay all inclusive and always take ice in our drinks. Just drank bottles and bottles of water washed hands regularly and used plenty of hand sanitizer. Also we stay in the Iberotel Lido in Naama bay the food and service is fab and its a great hotel for snorkeling. Plenty of snorkeling right on the hotel beach and around the decking area of the hotel and you can walk straight into the sea and dont need to use jettys. You see the most amazing fish here even saw a Napoleon fish the other day at the decking area Also a short ten min walk around the beach brings you to plenty more coral. Dont let other peoples bad tummy experiences turn you off.....Egypt is amazing

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12. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

"Wash your hands.... a lot (this is a muslim country remember)"

What does Egypt being a muslim couuntry have to do with washing hands a lot? Am I missing something?

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13. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Ha, ha, I have been scratching my head ever since I read that too.

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14. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Hee Hee - I've been trying to work this one out too.

Answers on a postcard to..... ;-0

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15. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Just getting ready for our 4th holiday to Egypt, nothing more than a slight upset tum for any of us....we take acidophillis (sp!) before and during our holiday...available from Holland and Barrett.

Baerenhof
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16. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Thanks for the responses -- I think the "muslim country" post may be referring to the "dirty left hand thing" not really sure but the thought is repulsive.. have bought the hand cleaner and acidophilus .

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17. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

I think you're on the right track audia2......in addition, not all galabeyas (sp?) have pockets & rumour has it that money is kept next to the "crown jewels". Money comes from all over Egypt where galabeyas are more prevalant than in parts of Sharm.

Don't hold that thought,

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18. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

thank goodness hubby carries the money over there.

ohhhhh the thought off it lol.

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19. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

UB...I told you not to hold that thought! lol!

x

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20. Re: Egypt without getting sick????

Ha Ha Ha that is sooooooooooooo funny neph ;-))

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