Desert Safary Hostel

Address: 2 Shamplion Street, 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, Qa'a of Muhhib Al-Din (Uthman Kathkhuda), and Palace of Emir Bishtak.
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Day 20 - Cairo

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope on Apr 14, 2015

31 photos

... practice by the Mamelukes I have read.

We paid a visit to several shops on this expedition like you always do with these types of tours only this time it was a Papyrus and Nick-knack shop – minus the touts. People actually bought more things because they were allowed to browse and relax in a non-stress environ.

After lunch at Le Meridian Hotel in Cairo we visited the Cairo Museum – a world wind tour of 45 minutes where you could spend 12 ...

Pump Envy and First 20km

A travel blog entry by paigerrides on Jan 07, 2015

... saddle felt great, expect leg rubbed against something every now and then. Not sure what, took a look when we returned, no clue, have not encountered this before. Perhaps got smacked in transit. The bad on the stem and post has to be adjusted or removed. The straps are to big for the frame and when straddling the bike, yeah it's just down right annoying and in the way. Might be ok in a few months when (hopefully!) the belly shrinks! A rider gave some foam ...

Cairo (tourist mode) The Museum

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Jan 04, 2015

1 comment, 9 photos

... br> 1. change time on alarm clock, set the alarm clock (a challenge both technical and also to actually see the small writing on the back of the clock).
2. sort out the right combination of leads and sockets etc to charge my laptop, power the kettle and charge the camera battery all from one socket at the same time.
3. Set the combination up for the safe in the room and successfully lock it - and then open it again as required!!! Took ages to ...

Trip of a Lifetime - You should go now!

A travel blog entry by gayleschmidt on Oct 09, 2014

16 photos

... and ask to make reservations. They answered promptly that we would be welcomed. The first night on board, I mentioned that we had plans to eat there and two couples said they would like to go. I called the restaurant and asked for an extension of the reservation from two to six and they were happy to comply.

Day Eight

After breakfast, we took a short flight to Abu Simbel. The Ms Omar Khayam was waiting for us. Lunch was ...


A travel blog entry by melrobertson on Sep 03, 2014

... 3 hours. The line of planes waiting to take off was crazy! We were number 19 in the line to take off. We got a pretty decent photo of the line waiting on the tarmac. So after being delayed in Rome we finally made it to Cairo, Egypt at 9:30pm their time. I felt a lot more comfortable this time round seeing as I knew what to expect when we landed. The visa price had gone up by $10 (US) and is now $25 US. The wait at the boarder took us about half hour to get through. Once we were ...

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