Monthly archive for December2012

  • No eyebrows were singed during the making of this steak

    No eyebrows were singed during the making of this steak

  • Mmmm. Steak.

    Mmmm. Steak.

  • This is called 'The Valencia'. It has a LOT of alochol in it.

    This is called 'The Valencia'. It has a LOT of alochol in it.

  • The staff at the El Wekala had waaay too much time on their hands...

    The staff at the El Wekala had waaay too much time on their hands...

Dinner: Belgian feast and flambéed steak at Chez Pascal, Taba, Egypt

It’s the night before New Year’s Eve and we’ve finally succumbed to the charm of the nice man who keeps walking past us by the pool and thrusting the menu for Chez Pascal (next to the Three Corners Wekala) in our faces. It’s Belgian, because…

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  • Who'd have thought you'd find a Mexican in Egypt?

    Who'd have thought you'd find a Mexican in Egypt?

Dinner: Mexican delight at El Fuego, Taba, Egypt

Who knew there would be a traditional Mexican hanging out at our traditional Egyptian holiday resort in Taba? The deal was all-inclusive, and the food at our resort (the Three Corners El Wakala – book now for next Christmas!) was pretty good, but there were…

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  • A Wiener Schnitzel as big as my head!

    A Wiener Schnitzel as big as my head!

  • A somewhat sinister fancy dress shop near the Nachsmarkt

    A somewhat sinister fancy dress shop near the Nachsmarkt

  • Klimt's The Kiss, with Kats

    Klimt's The Kiss, with Kats

Lunch: Wiener Schnitzel at Figlmuller, Vienna

My best mate P and I had come to Vienna to get an extra dose of festivity in the run up to Christmas (well, actually, for me, my only dose, as I was swerving Christmas this year and heading off to sunny Egypt). We did…

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