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We had stayed nearby in a place called Morgenland Village so we were almost on the doorstep of this monastery. Still a bit of a trek up the initial slopes of Mt Sinai - but well worth it.
An imposing and historic monastery dating back...More
It's not easy to get to St Catherine monastery for you got to get past all those security check posts and hilly roads. Once you are there, it's an unforgettable experience.
The monastery was built since the 4th cent and has been expanded over the...More
Although it is quite a trek to get to the monastery from Sharm it is worth it. The history is fascinating as is the fact that it is still a working monastery. It is a pilgrimage site which has lead to the building of a...More