Akram Inn

5 Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Religion in the Morning...History in the Afternoon

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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Our final day in Cairo. Up and had the usual great breakfast. Met our guide Heba in the lobby. We headed first to Coptic Cairo, the center of Christianity in Cairo. Didn't know there were many Christians in Cairo? Well me neither. Apparently all of Egypt was Christian from the first through the seventh century...I did not know that. They have a …

We're Going to Egypt!

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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We are on the last leg of our trip and are exctied to report that we are in Egypt! Our flight was good and we arrived in Egypt to a bright and hot day. We were greeted outside the airport by a large hoard of taxi drivers, but we knew that we could catch a bus that would take us to downtown Cairo for FAR less money - and we wouldn't have to worry …

The Pyramids

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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... to be couch surfing in Cairo, but there was some confusion at first. So my first day in Cairo I ended up hanging out with Semsem. He helped me find a hostel and walked with me around the city. I ended up getting in touch with the host from CS and we planned to meet at the pyramid. I met my new friends Basma at the pyramids on my second day. We walked around the pyramids, went inside one, took lots of pictures and saw the Sphinx. After the pyramids we headed over to the ...

Christmas Day at Dagoretti Corner

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... to every family that was there. It was a memorable experience. At 1:30 we left, although the service was not yet finished, because I had to get another taxi from my lodge to the airport. My taxi driver had been waiting over an hour for me, as the service was so late (this is Africa), so he got a generous tip for his patience. Photos all round and exchanging of contact details before we parted at the lodge.

Made it to the airport ...

"Egypt is the gift of the Nile"- Herodotus

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... the tombs did not have hieroglyphics until the 5th Dynasty (around 2300 BC)?
That Cairo was not the original capital city, it was Memphis?
The Pharaoh of Upper Egypt wore a white crown and that the Pharaoh of Lower Egypt wore a red crown?
That when the two kingdoms united the King wore a red and white crown?
The Egyptians were the first civilization to make paper (papyrus)?
The Egyptians were the first civilization to have a calendar?

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This hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Mastaba of Kagemni, Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri, Palace of Emir Bishtak, and Qa'a of Muhhib Al-Din (Uthman Kathkhuda).
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