The Guidebook

Wandering through Wadis: A nature-lover’s guide to the flora of South Sinai


A field guide to the plants growing in the mountain wadis and coastal plains of South Sinai. Perfect for the nature-lover or hobbyist interested in identifying the various plants encountered while trekking, hiking, or riding in the Sinai desert. For each of the 155 plants in the directory, you will find the Latin, English and Arabic names, general description and information, photographs, and practical and traditional Bedouin uses.

There are a limited number of print copies available (as of March 2021). A copy costs LE 400, including free delivery within Dahab. Shipping is available within Egypt. Send me a message to inquire or reserve your copy. [UPDATE: Print copies are SOLD OUT and there will be no further copies of this edition available in print.]

This third edition is also available as an eBook. It is a PDF file that is easy-to-read on computers, laptops, and tablets. Bookmarks have been added to make navigating through the content easy and more convenient.

You can download a FREE excerpt from the guidebook here.

This requires an email address. If you’d rather not enter an address, click the ‘Preview’ button on the top of this page to view the file online.

The free eBook sample contains the Table of Contents, Author’s Note, part of the Introduction, fourteen entries from the Plant Directory, the Index of Plants in the Directory, part of the Working List of Other Plants in Sinai, and References.

You can purchase the complete guidebook as a PDF here.

Enter the code WADIBLOG to get a 10% discount.

4 thoughts on “The Guidebook

  1. Henri Macnish

    Hi Bernadette
    Love the book and would be really interested in getting a paper copy if there are any available. I would be happy to arrange pickup and shipping to the UAE.
    Kind regards


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