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sunshine and flowers from sharm el sheikh

sanbaz

By sanbaz

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hello guys im back from my week away and had a great time, sunshine “if you remember that one” blue waters, beautifull plants and total relaxation,
it took over 5 hours to get to sharm el sheikh which i find pretty boring and uncomfy on the plane but when you get there it all seems worth it, the hotel was lovely with beautifully kept gardens which ran up a central pathway with hotel rooms on either side, so everyone had a lovely garden view, i must say baz did a great job of booking this holiday for my 50th and i didnt lift a finger all week, waited on hand and foot by the staff which are very friendly and chatty, all liked a laugh and love the british, all in all a wonderfull hoiday.
tried snorkling which i did ok in my own depth but alot differant in the deep when we went out on a day cruise on the red sea,a wonderfull day with lots of good food and 3 chances of snorkling,
i did go in and was ok with the help of a lovely egyptian man to help me, but the water was quite choppy and ended up swallowing alot lol, so then got a bit panicy and was ready to get back on board, but at least i had a go and saw some lovely fish,
anyway a few pics of flowers and our trip, hope you enjoy them


the hotel gardens were lovely and the men were out there ever day tending to it, i felt like helping them lol


lots of cactus and palm trees which had flowers hanging from them, beautifull


with beautifull bright flowers everwhere you looked, oh i long for summer


it was nice to sit and just take it all in the sun on your face and water features with the gentle sound of water,,, heaven!


angelina wasnt far from my mind either, made me smile seeing her name on a boat :o)


all in all the best 50th birthday a girl could ask for, thanx to my hubby


here`s one baz caught earlier lol, nice to be home

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Your pics are lovely,and so glad you had a wonderful birthday,Sanbaz.It sounds as though you are all refreshed,and raring to go..weather permitting:o))
I bet you forgot what grey looks like till you came home ..never mind,can't be long now till we see yellow again.lol

27 Jan, 2010

 

thanks for sharing
its lovely here on goy you can share all sorts of lovely experiences with others from you own home

27 Jan, 2010

 

Hi San Welcome Home :) Missed your Comments im glad u had a Fab time i knew u would ;) Jacx

27 Jan, 2010

 

thanx bloomer and piersdad, glad you enjoyed the pics, i had the best time, at least it didnt feel to cold when we landed back in manchester and no rain lol,
thankyou jac,, you were so right about it there, wonderfull and will go again sometime, nice to be home now and cant wait for spring and gardening ;o)), hope all is well with you all xx

27 Jan, 2010

 

Lovely pix. Sandra and good to know you enjoyed such a happy birthday.
Nice to have you back on GoY. :o) xxx

27 Jan, 2010

 

hi Terra thankyou, nice to be back here to , hope you and the boys are doing ok, is conker dpoing well? xxx

27 Jan, 2010

 

Yes, thanks... Conker had his check-up yesterday... and all seems well.. no signs yet of the cancer returning... I've put an update on Conker's Charity Dog Shows blog, so I won't write more here..xxx

27 Jan, 2010

 

Welcome home Sandra - certainly looks like a relaxing, warm, place. Great photos with fabulous flowers and gardens. In pic 16, that man in the blue shirt and his DAUGHTER both look very happy !!!...lol.....(only kidding Baz !) :-))

27 Jan, 2010

 

glad all is ok with conker Terra and i will catch up with updates as soon as possible x

lol muddy,, i will tell baz that one lol, glad you liked the pics, :o))

27 Jan, 2010

 

Hiya San, welcome back and if I may be so Bold, Why didn`t you bring that sun back with you ? It`s a right cold day here today so seeing your bright cheerful photo`s has helped a bit,lol, it does look a nice place and pleased you enjoyed yourselves,(well done Baz,better start filling that piggybank again)

27 Jan, 2010

 

Welcome back Sandra, glad you enjoyed your holiday.They were great photos. It's hard to imagine that lovely wam sun when it's been so cold here.

27 Jan, 2010

 

I wondered where you had been San! Lol. I would have stowed away in your suitcase if I had known! Those lovely sunny photos were just the thing for a c-c-c-cold day here.

27 Jan, 2010

 

They are lovely holiday pictures Sandra, glad you both had a great time!

27 Jan, 2010

 

hi Sandra~ my daughter and son in law have been in Sharm since last Thursday doing their diving certificate~ returning tomorrow.
I had a text from her yesterday saying they had seen three Turtles whilst diving as well as Rays~ don't know where she was staying.You look as though you had a good time!

27 Jan, 2010

 

Looks if you had a brilliant time and all that lovely sunshine, fancy going all that way to see Angelina's name on that boat. Enjoyed looking at the photos, see you soon..

27 Jan, 2010

 

Hi San.....glad to have you back.! Pleased you en joyed yourself....and yes.....why didn't you bring the sun back with you......lol

27 Jan, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I'm so pleased that you had such a wonderful holiday Sandra , you deserve it , well done Baz for picking a perfect place for you , the Hotel and garden look beautiful , welcome back :o))

27 Jan, 2010

 

Oooh! Sandra - what could be nicer - sunshine and flowers. SIGH!!!

I am really pleased that you had a lovely birthday holiday and enjoyed the photos of BLUE sky! Amazing! :-))))))))

Welcome back. :-)

27 Jan, 2010

 

Oh lucky you :-)))
A lovely holiday and great pictures :-)))

27 Jan, 2010

 

Hi welcome back ,have you brought us some sun? lovely photos, looked a super place to stay.....glad you both enjoyed the break, what a thoughtful man your Baz must be.....missed your comments lol

27 Jan, 2010

 

hi sue sorry they wouldnt let me bring sun back on the plane lol, will defo go back if we can save up again ;o))
thanx tulsalady glad you enjoyed my pics, was awfull wakening up to cloud again after all that sun ;o(
ian i left some space in my case for you but you didnt show up,, sorry lol
cheers michaela glad you enjoyed pics :o))
arlene they will have loved every minuite im sure, great for diving, hope they got their certificates :o))
thanx carol, i felt like it was an omen seeing her name on the boat :o)) hope your ok :o)) x
lol alice i did try couldnt get it through customs,, really! lol
thanx amy it was really great, im so chilled out now "well till tomoz anyway" lol
thankyou so much barbara, yes a perfect picture isnt it, blue sky, flowers and even some egyptian gardeners for you :o))) x
cheers louise ;o)) was perfect, for us anyway, away from all the stresses, glad you enjoyed the pics :o)
thanx dotty, glad ypou liked my pics, and missed you all ;o))) sun on its way
and thanx for the nice welcome home guys xxx

27 Jan, 2010

 

soo nice to see some sunshine San...wouldnt need all my layers there....lol
glad u had such a great time...xxx

27 Jan, 2010

 

thanx sandra, you wouldnt need any clothes lol, :o))

27 Jan, 2010

 

Glad you had a good holiday and birthday. The photos are lovely, especially that beautiful pale yellow hibiscusy looking flower! Looks a beautiful place to visit and was glad you enjoyed the snorkling. Some of my family do scuba diving but it has never appealed to me as I don't like getting my face wet :)

27 Jan, 2010

 

thanx Gee, it was the breathing for me, a bit rapid with my breathing, then when i did calm it down i felt a bit clostraphobic, if thats how to spell it lol, so couldnt stay under to long but did see some fishes which was great, its a fear of water getting in my mouth and mask, water was a bit rough, better closer to shore, think i would try again in calmer waters

27 Jan, 2010

 

Glad you had a nice time Sandra. Many happy returns ( although a bit late lol ). Thanks for showing your photos. I enjoyed the cactus ones. It's nice to have you back :o)

27 Jan, 2010

 

aww thanx hywel, its been great enjoying my birthday before, during and after hols,, i went through hell and high water to get cactus plants for you dear friend lol, i said to baz after seeing some while on a coach, " i must get some pics for hywel" and eventually found some close to our hotel :o)) x

27 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks for taking the cactus photos. Fancy thinking of me when you're on holiday. lol.

27 Jan, 2010

 

i know how you love them and i also know you havent been yourself as late so though a bit of cheering up was on order :o), lol, i always think about certain people when looking at certain plants and flowers,bet your glad that snow is gone to hywel, back to normal :o)

27 Jan, 2010

 

Hi San...and a big welcome back from us too ! All that sunshine..sounds as if you made the most of your holiday....lots of rest and being waited on ! Talking of being waited on...trust your feathered friends were well catered for while you were gone ! ?

27 Jan, 2010

 

I'm sure you and Baz had a wonderful time...and don't you look as lovely as ever...;0)..xx

27 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks Sandra :o)) x

27 Jan, 2010

 

hi jane and ray, thanx for the welcome, it was all fab,, sad to say i havent seen a birdy since i came home :o( apart from one of my doves, had to fill feeders, joe said he fed them once or twice grrr , so i will have to try bribe them back lol
awww thanx blue, it was a tonic believe me after a very stressfull last year, thankyou :o) x
yw hywel x

27 Jan, 2010

 

Beautiful blue sky San,it's all been said but welcome back and glad you had a really good time.Almost missed this blog as it is on second page,I don't know why they aren't in date order ! Never mind some really nice plants there too San :)

27 Jan, 2010

 

thanx aster, glad you enjoyed the pics, im not sure the blogs are sorted out either, im having a right old time trying to catch up lol

27 Jan, 2010

 

Lovely pictures Sandra, lovely to see you back and that you enjoyed it. :0)))))))))

28 Jan, 2010

 

glad you liked the pics stripes and thankyou its nice to be back :o)))

28 Jan, 2010

 

A big welcome back from me too Sandra missed your friendly banter. So glad you enjoyed your holiday, well done to Baz for choosing such a lovely place. Love the pictures all the lovely plants and flowers, I bet that Cactus had Hywel drooling! i have always wanted to go snorkling and see the fascinating underworld, but its something I just dream about these days ;0)

28 Jan, 2010

 

so glad you enjoyed this carole, yes hywel liked the cactus i took for him lol,
i was so impressed with baz for doing this on his own and no help, it was a wonderfull birthday,
think i will have another go at snorkling but calmer waters next time i think, lovely to see all the coloured fishes though, always nice to be home in your own surroundings i think :o))

28 Jan, 2010

 

Yes Sandra doesnt matter how much I enjoy my little holidays, its always so nice to get back home into your little routines and potter in the garden!

28 Jan, 2010

 

cant wait to get back into the garden carole, seems ages since i did anything out there, not long now though :o))

28 Jan, 2010

 

Aw...so pleased you had a good time San...and belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Your pics are great...lovely ones of you........ I think the white and yellow flower is a Frangipani...I think Milky grows these. My daughter and granddaughters are planning to visit here at half term.....she was showing me today, good to know you enjoyed it so much.....:o) X

28 Jan, 2010

 

thanx so much janey, glad you like my pics,your daughter and grandaughters will enjoy it im sure, tell them not to fall for the shop owners trying to sell their goods, they will charm you into their shops lol, you just have to say no thankyou and just keep walking, not as bad in shopping malls though, we stayed in namma bay which isnt to big and some lovely places to eat cheap, people are so friendly and helpfull,egyptian music and nightlife in the square all night if you want to stay out late to see it all, great atmesphere, hope they have a great time ;o)) x
ps, i love the white and yellow flowers to

28 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks San........when she comes round I'll show her your pics and message.....:o) X

28 Jan, 2010

 

yw janey ;o) x

28 Jan, 2010

 

Great 50th birthday present..pleased you had a wonderful time,lovely pics
nice to see you back x

29 Jan, 2010

 

thankyou deida glad you enjoyed my pics, nice to be home even though its soooo cold lol :o)) xx

29 Jan, 2010

 

So glad u had a fabulous time! The pics are fantastic! Yes, I think we are due a real summer this year! :-))

29 Jan, 2010

 

hi san sorry i missed your blog not been on this week,love the pics, the fountain is good , glad you both had a relaxing time, lots of lovely plants too, hubby did the same for me a few years ago now we went to palma,you were brave to go snorkling ive always fancied it but ben wont try it, lol you swallowing all that water that would be me i would love to see the fish though, a nice experience for you.happy belated birthday from me too,talking of birds i had lots & lots over xmas all the time now all i get is pigeons cant understand it

30 Jan, 2010

 

thanx david glad you enjoyed the pics, roll on summer, sunshine here today but very very cold :o))
hi joanella dont worry its hard to catch up isnt it when off for a while,baz didnt try snorkling he just watched, he doesnt like the water really, beautifull fish though, glad i tried it,
the birds can get food now the ice and snow are gone so you wont see as many but keep feeding as they will need more when nesting and bringing their young ones up :o))thanks for looking joanella

30 Jan, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Oh, Sandra, glad you've got a great holiday! Sunshine and your beautiful pictures - all I need now...:)

30 Jan, 2010

 

glad you liked the pics uma, whats your weather like at the moment? cold and icy here today

30 Jan, 2010

 

your welcome :o))))

30 Jan, 2010

 

:o))))

30 Jan, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Oh, Sandra, our weather is "something" now! At the beginning of the week we had the coldest days -22-25, and today it's +5...Do you have snow, Sandra?

31 Jan, 2010

 

hi uma oh my thats cold for you, but better today, we had a slight snow fall lastnight but all gone today as the sun was shining :o) but its about +3 today

31 Jan, 2010

 

Belated Birthday wishes Sandra. So that's where the Sun went! Very enticing photos. Glad you enjoyed your break from the misery of Winter.

2 Feb, 2010

 

thankyou so much ponty, lol i did try to bring some sunshine back with me :o))

2 Feb, 2010

 

What a coincidence Sandra, my sister-in-law returned from Sharm on Tuesday after celebrating her 60th birthday there with her family. Thanks to your beautiful photos I now know how lovely it was.. Happy Birthday and I`m glad you had such a great time there. :o)

Sandra x

5 Feb, 2010

 

thanx sandra, fancy that, same place,hope she enjoyed it as much as i did,it was a great birthday present from my hubby, would go again for sure, glad you enjoyed the pics to :o)) x

5 Feb, 2010

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