19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
An empty pool next to an abandoned beach resort in Sinai, Egypt.

The south side of Sinai in Egypt is full with abandoned hotels. In the 80’s, many saw the promise of the area and invested in huge resorts. But many events over the next 2 decades have left them all empty. This resort was vacated during construction and now accommodates a single guard at the entrance.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Nuweibaa, Egypt
Camera: EZ Controller
Copyright: © Itamar Dotan Katz