In the future, Sharm el-Sheikh may very well be called Egypt’s Last Bastion of Fun. The fate of Sharm hangs in the balance in the run-off election that will be held in mid-June, with Egyptians choosing their first president since former leader Hosni Mubarak was ejected in the wake of the Arab Spring.
Visitor numbers are already down at the Sinai escape for booze, dancing, and bikinis, and trepidation about the transition to a new government will keep them there for this season at least.
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