delicious SHAM EL NESIM breakfast prepared by the wife of one of Nature Travel's staff

Sham el Nessim, “smelling the breeze” is an Egyptian national holiday which marks the beginning of spring. It always falls on the day after the Eastern Christian Easter but is celebrated by Egyptians of all religions. Egyptians enjoy the day picnicking, at the beach, in public gardens, by the Nile, or at the zoo.

Families color boiled eggs, often in bright colours, and other foods traditionally eaten include fiseekh (salted fish),  termis (beans), and green onions.

We had our breakfast in the Bedouin tent on the lawn in front of Nature Travel offices.



About naturetravelegypt

Our company, Nature Travel, is located in Sinai. For 30 years we have been operating in this region, specializing in desert safaris by camel or jeep, and high -mountain trekking. We also offer a wide range of other services, including hotel reservations and a variety of trips all over Egypt. Our staff are experienced professionals, with multilingual abilities. One of our specializations is the Sinai desert and our staff have extensive knowledge of its flora and fauna, as well as a deep understanding of the traditional Bedouin way of life. 90% of our company personnel, including drivers, guides and cooks, are local Bedouins. They are here to guide you through the majestic Sinai desert, and to help you have an experience of a lifetime. Our transport fleet consists of land cruisers and buses, ideal for both groups and individuals. All are air-conditioned and up-to-date models, for travel in safety and comfort. www.naturetravelegypt.com
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