Photo Essay: Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Located between the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has long been home to cultures dating back more than 5,000 years. And this land that millions have called home is full of beautiful deserts, striking mountains and gorgeous coasts that continue to attract tourists to the region. Here are some great photos that show off the stunning beauty of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

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Footprints in the Sand

coloured canyon

Photo courtesy of Jonah Bettio / flickr

The walls of the Colored Canyon


Photo courtesy of Prince Roy / flickr

A long road ahead

Spiritual Hiking on Mount Sinai


Sunrise on Mt. Sinai

hamam caves

Photo courtesy of Prince Roy / flickr

The Hamam Firaun Sauna Caves


Photo courtesy of Kyle Taylor / Flickr

Dahab at night



The historic Monastery of St. Catherine

Photo courtesy of Thomas Depenbusch / flickr

Photo courtesy of Thomas Depenbusch / flickr

The Melia Resort, south of Sharm el-Sheikh

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The Red Sea coast in Sharm el-Sheikh

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Snow on Mt. Sinai

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