The Red Sea Newsletter

Issue 86
13th September 2004

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Features & Articles

Aromatherapy Massage
Foot Reflexology

‘The body is the shore in the sea of being' – Sufi Wisdom
Birgit Baumann
Reiki Therapist, Master Level
Perrine Grujic
Certified Masseuse
Do you want to relax? Do you have problems with digestion?
Do you need to stimulate your blood circulation and release muscle tension?
AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE is made with various oil essences which have a physical and emotional impact. Using Swedish, Californian and Japanese techniques, it works on your skin, muscles, blood flow, toxins elimination with lymph drainage and digestion system. This massage releases tensions and gives you a feeling of well-being.

Duration is 1hr-15min.
Please contact for appointments :
Perrine Grujic 012 234 8614 or 065 346 22 52

Do you suffer from acute or chronic conditions such as migraine or aches?
Do you want to detoxify your body? Do you want to maintain your immune system?
FOOT REFLEXOLOGY stimulates in 50mins all of the organs in your body by applying pressure on both feet. This detoxifying and tension releasing therapy enables the body to heal at its own place. Reflexology is highly recommended for chronic conditions and prevents physical weakness or pain.
Please contact for treatments:
Birgit Baumann 065 344 59 59/010 123 1400 or 010 546 4400
Do you feel worried or confused in making decisions? Do you have conflicts to solve?
Do you feel in disharmony? Do you need support before or after a medical treatment? Do you want to experience more about yourself, your needs and wishes?
REIKI is a natural healing method rediscovered in Japan. It brings clarity of mind, emotional balance and pain relief. After one treatment you will be able to feel the energy exchange through your body and the dissolving of blocked energy. The practitioner will describe your personal energy field to increase your self awareness and the ability to develop your personality.
Treatments and courses Level I and II:
Birgit Baumann 065 344 59 59/010 123 1400 or 010 546 4400

Change to Phone Numbers in Hurghada.

As of 9th September, all telephone numbers in the Hurghada area have been changed to be prefixed with a 3. For example, if you are dailing telephone number 543211 the number will now be 3543211.

Inx Red SeaNew telephone numbers in Hurghada … means updating printing items … Special printing offer: Business Cards, high quality full colour offset print, size 9x5cm incl. matt lamination, 300 cards (one name) only LE 70*! No minimum quantity required! LIMITED OFFER until Sep 22! (*does not include artwork) CALL NOW: Inx Red Sea - 010 138 3147 (Jurgen) or email : [email protected]
Zero Gravity
Esplanada Mall (behind McDonalds Restaurant)
We are stocking all major scuba equipment brands.
Zero Gravity Dive Shop - 0105468800
[email protected]

Aloha Surf Shop
We are moving to the Esplanada Mall .. .Grand Opening October 1st 2004
Check out our hot 2004 bikini & beachwear collection from
Quiksilver, Gecko and more ...
Esplanada Mall (Beside Sindbad Hotel)
The Surf Shop - 010 134 2423

What's On ... in Cairo

Mediterranean Travel Fair - 14th-16th September
Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Centre (CICC)

The demand for Travel and Tourism within the Eastern Mediterranean region is set to grow steadily over the next 10 years. MTF continues to be a specialist business platform for buyers and sellers who recognise the potential of this region.
For More Information Contact : +20 (02) 3918882 WebSite :




Mares exclusive distributor in Egypt

Mall 8 - Naama bay - Sharm El Sheikh - South Sinai - Egypt

phone/fax: 069 603103 - mobile: 012 3399334


[email protected]

Parents & Kids
Bugs Bunny Nursery Presents

The new Pre-School where learning is fun!

Using a structured English Pre-School Program.
Run by professional, experienced and qualified staff.
Arts & Crafts, Computer, Book Corner, Home Corner, Paints, Play Dough, Puzzles, Cooking, Toys, Water & Sand Trays.
Air-Conditioned classrooms equipped to develop language, mathematics and expanding childrens' knowledge of the world.
Two groups each led by a teacher and nursery assistant:
Caterpillars 2-3 yrs.
Butterflies 3-4 yrs.
We aim to provide our kids with an excellent foundation for school and later life.
French Class available.

Competitive prices (full & half day)
Open from 08h00-18h00
Located directly behind Abu Ashara Mall opposite Seagull Hotel, Hurghada.
Please contact us Lulu & Ghada on 010 5399818 or 3442664

Mall 8 - Sharm El Sheikh




Dry Suits Available NOW!!!

NEW this year: DIVEX will market MOBBY's Dry Suits exclusively in Egypt. Starting from NOW!! In time for the winter season, DIVEX will launch its amazing promotional offers to all Diving professionals.

For more details, please don't hesitate to contact the DIVEX staff
[email protected]


Find out more at :
For Sale/Rent
Package for sale - camera sony P8 3.2 megapixels + sony marine pack housing + sony red filter + 256 megabites memory stick + 128 megabites memory stick +16 megabite memory stick + 2 orings for the housing + tripod and bag for camera. All in great conditions, purchased new From England in September 2003 and only used on 6 dives. Please call 012 316 0111 Ahmed Abouelnasr for more details or email [email protected]
FOR SALE - Camera : Canon Optura, Mini DV (very small and easy to handle), American NTSC system. Housing: Amphibico Explorer (one of the best brands in the world), Model MV 1 (exactly the same size of the camera), goes to 99 meters max depth. Accessories: 2 Power supply chargers, 2 remote controls for the camera, 3 batteries, extra O-ring for housing. Carrying Case: Pelican Case 1600, protective, shock proof, water and pressure proof, very robust. Carries all the above plus the digital still camera included in this offer. Digital Still Camera: FujiFilm FinePix A201, 2.0 Mega Pixels with small carrying case, included are 2 memory cards 16MB and 32 MB.
The total for the above package U.S.$2,500. They all have been used no more than 10 times and are less than 3 years old. Please contact Omar El-Naggar. Mobile:
010-105-0545 or Work: (202) 705-7044 10am-8pm Sun-Wed, Thur 10am-6pm and Fri & Sat closed. Cairo Resident.
Range Rover for sale. Beautiful black, 1986, Range Rover 3.5 V8 with leather interior, full option including AC, electric windows, power steering. For more information call: 012 311 3434 (El Gouna)
Apartment for sale (upper floor) in Kafr El Gouna, El Gouna resort. Two bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 guest bathroom, open kitchen, large reception, balcony. Overlooks the sea and Club House. Including A/Cs and possibly almost new furniture. Please call: 010 500 0625.

Zero Gravity is looking for sales staff in order to work in our Aqualung Scuba Shop at the Esplanada Mall in Hurghada. English language is a must, Russian, German, French or Italian is a plus as well as being a Scuba Diver. If you are young, motivated, sales orientated and interested to work in a challenging environment then please contact us at [email protected]

Idd and Cmas 2* instructor, 15 years experience in diving, marketing and sales is looking for diving, managment and marketing work. Hurghada or El Gouna. I speak English, Dutch, German, and a little French and Hebrew and I am originally from Holland. I have experience in the Red Sea area, and I am looking for a serious job offer for a longer period of time. I am a 37 year young women and university skilled. Apply to: [email protected]
Receptionist / Admin Assistant: Required for Abu Tig Marina office, El Gouna, should be English speaking with other languages an advantage, lady preferred, must be presentable and good communicator: Applications with C.V. & Photo to [email protected] .com or by fax +20 65 580 040.
For sale Safari boat Millennium, 26 meter, 2 engines , fully equipped, licence for Brothers and Zabargad. Please contact [email protected] (Safaga)
Russian speaking sales person wanted (male or female, any nationality) to work in a tourist gift shop. Telephone : 010 520 8368. Hurghada.
Apartment wanted urgently to rent in Sakala, Hurghada. Minimum 2 bedrooms, fully furnished & phone connection. Please email [email protected]
Chef wanted - local or international - for The Club House, El Gouna. For more information, please call 012 311 3434 or email [email protected]
Camel Dive Club, Sharm El Sheikh, is looking for an Assistant Operations Manager to join our experienced management staff. The successful candidate must be:
• A native German speaker fluent in English. Other languages an advantage.
• An experienced & renewed PADI instructor with at least 300 certifications
• Highly motivated with a commitment to customer service
• A skilled communicator with exceptional organizational skills
• Available for a minimum of three years
Management experience preferred but not essential. Work experience in the Red Sea an advantage. Salary Package on application. Applications with C.V.& Photo to [email protected] or by fax +20 69 600 601

Les Petites Nursery, El Gouna, is looking for a female from overseas who can speak & read English or an Egyptian English Teacher. For an appointment please call: 012 393 4407 or 065 549702/03 ext 2225.

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