Amoun Hotel

Address: Midan Sphinx, Giza, Egypt | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Midan Sphinx, Giza, is near Mohamed Ali Mosque (Citadel of Saladin), Solar Boat Museum, Al-Fayoum Oasis, and Al Amir Perfumes Palace.
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Travel Blogs from Giza

Pyramids and Gizza

A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 31, 2014

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... and we really could not take any more in. Our guide was truly passionate about his job and gave us lots of other information about Arabic life. We had a little break then in a the air conditioning as it is quite a hot day 34-35 degrees. We had been told that it was quite safe to walk around our area and were told where to go. We set off in the heat and took on the traffic. We did not see a pedestrian crossing so we had to cross the roads. ...

Book reflective entry

A travel blog entry by _arianna_ on Mar 26, 2014

How would a revolver help the Englishman trust people? Do you feel the same? It really depends on where I would be. He was at risk of dying much more than I am right now, because of his location. I think that in that part of the world, it's more dangerous than in the US. If I were a woman in Egypt, with its unbelievable sexism, I would definitely feel more comfortable with a gun, so that I could protect myself. But even ...

Drifting Down The Nile

A travel blog entry by gregd999 on Dec 26, 2013

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... followed by several Coptic churches, and lastly the Jewish Synagogue, which was originally a church, but sold to the Jewish community to pay back taxes owed to the state.

Then it was off to the Egyptian Museum. Thousands of exhibits, so we only picked the eyes out of it all in the two hours we were there. It's just plain hard to fathom that most of the exhibits are between three and five thousand years old as they are generally in ...

Partying with a de facto head of state

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt on Sep 16, 2013

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... themselves, pulling their younger girls, confused at the strange white girl, into the routine too.

When I can clap no more I manage to weave a way back to the safety of our table, in time for another crowd-hushing announcement from the DJ. The lights drop again, and as the couple are led up a long light-up walkway raised high off the ground, the speakers thunder into the colossal chorus of 'O Fortuna', more dry ice pours from behind a red curtain, and then ...

Great Pyramids: Mission Accomplished!

A travel blog entry by damangela on Jul 27, 2013

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... you’re on a budget.

Yet people still hassled us, in particular a guy inside the pyramid pretended to sneakily take pictures of us with our phone, then later asked for a tip, and to keep the whole thing a secret. What a scam! Are all tourists such fools? Another one at the entrance of the tunnel asked for a tip for allowing us to go back inside. Yet another one aggressively insisted we use him as a guide for his ample knowledge of the ...