Akram Inn

5 Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt | Hostel
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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 Chaar-Hachamaim Synagogue.
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    Travel Blogs from Cairo

    Egypt part 3: cairo 3 citadel and Coptic cairo

    A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 20, 2014

    2 comments, 17 photos

    ... proving it's the word of god. Somehow a dialogue kicked off, which was really a lot of rambling, but it reminded me of the many similarities between the 2 faiths. Makes you wonder why they can't get along. Then again, I remember reading about how the greatest hatred and violence is commonly committed by people most similar to one another. I also got to hang out with 2 Palestinian families who are staying at our hostel. They arrived around the ...


    A travel blog entry by jennifersarah on May 06, 2014

    62 photos

    ... and museums and exhibitions and went on and on and on. Very cool. My time in Egypt came to an end unceremoniously with a 3am flight to the UK (worth ity to save a couple hundred bucks haha). And that was it. 5 months of my African journey has come to an end. I have met amazing people, done incredible things, and seen the most breathtaking scenery (I think) on this planet. But my journey isn't QUITE over as I am now in Liverpool for the next three weeks for my course and I am super ...

    Cairo, Week 1

    A travel blog entry by teachervagabond on Aug 23, 2013

    5 comments, 27 photos

    ... about saying anything that might insight a negative response, so as a general rule we nod or say nothing.

    The last word, is about learning Arabic. Julie and John, my roomies, started learning through a program called Pimsleur. They have invited me to join, so each evening we sit in the living room and repeat Arabic words and phrases along with the program. So far, I can say Thank You -
    Shokran; a little - Schwaya; and good bye - Ma'is selama. I have ...

    Part II - Citadel and Old Cairo

    A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 04, 2013

    8 photos

    ... care of my aches and pains for many years to come. He was kind enough to include a small handblown glass bottle with our purchase.

    We then went to the citadel. Omar explained that in 1176 construction was started on the citadel by Saladin to protect Cairo during the Crusades and finally finished by Mohammed Ali, an Albanian soldier. Mohammed Ali became the ruler of Egypt because he was ambitious and popular. He also became known as the father of modern Egypt. He ...

    The Pyramids of Dahshur & Giza

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Mar 16, 2013

    36 photos

    ... back. Several members of our group did make it to the top. There was nothing at the summit other than a bare room with no view. They are, however, justifiably proud of their achievement.

    Once our legs stop their involuntary tremors, we are off to meet our camels. Mine is named Michael Jackson. Beth’s is Michael Jordan. As we start off across the dunes, I realize Michael Jackson is not tethered to the others. Worse still, Michael decides to ...