Travel Blogs from Cairo, Egypt

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Big City Adventure, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Big City Adventure

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... are so familiar with. All four of us cracked up laughing at him. Taking his advice and combining our own methods of Cairo street crossing survival, we managed to traverse no less than five busy intersections before we bade our friend Tarik farewell. But ...

Cairo, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Cairo

A travel blog entry by arlash

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Cairo ...

Toot and come in! But don't come back, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Toot and come in! But don't come back

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe

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... the original museum and they, like me, will probably end up a little disappointed. After the thrill of yesterdays' protest marches, Cairo seemed like it was still asleep when I made my way back down Talaat Harb and retraced my route around Tahrir Square ...

walk like an egyptian, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

walk like an egyptian

A travel blog entry by kreilly

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... the benefits of booking a high-end tour. We had already been treated to two amazing flights on Emirates Air (although the Dubai-Cairo one was delayed because someone brought live poultry on board), but part of me expected the pampering to stop there. As ...

Cairo, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Cairo

A travel blog entry by frusc101

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... given the low level of tourism at the time), these included the pryamids, of course, and a tour around giza; the Egypt museum and around Cairo as well as a day trip to Alexandria. The pyramids as expected were great and still very impressive even after ...

T minus 2, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

T minus 2

A travel blog entry by dr_jay_onabike

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... one half hour flight from Toronto to Heathrow then a wait of seven hours in terminal 5 lastly a 4 hour flight to Egypt we landed in Cairo. Ahmed from the Cataract Hotel and Resort had us buy visas and got us through customs very quickly. Interestingly he ...

Tourning Cairo, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Tourning Cairo

A travel blog entry by kcroone

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... touring. We started the day by going to the Citadel.  This vast site overlooks a city of 30 million people and was home to Egypt's rulers for over 700 years.  The place is huge but the only thing really worth seeing is the Mosque of Mohammed Ali that ...

Egypt, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Egypt

A travel blog entry by nwong

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To be honest Egypt wasn't the highlight I expected it to be. Cairo has too many people and a lot of pollution, the great pyramids and syphinx are smaller than you expect them to be (sort of like seeing the Mona Lisa for the first time) and the distance ...

Cairo, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Cairo

A travel blog entry by itsgotime

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... from starting so we thought we'd do some exploring on our own. We started out solo with a self guided tour of Coptic CairoEgypt is essentially split between Islam (85% - 90%,) and Coptic Christianity (10% - 15%).  Coptic Christianity is an ...

Depart pour l'Egypte, Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Depart pour l'Egypte

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

Donc ce matin je me leve vers 10h, finis de preparer mes sacs et ranger mon appart, et un brin de menage (vite fait). Patrick vient me chercher vers 11h30, et on est partis, juste apres avoir appele Helen Rose pour lui dire au revoir. Pas trop de trafic ...

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