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, Chaar-Hachamaim Synagogue, and Qa'a of Muhhib Al-Din (Uthman Kathkhuda).
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

You are Welcome Here

A travel blog entry by ctumo898 on May 13, 2015

1 comment, 38 photos

... Mosque of Muhammad Ali is absolutely beautiful with antique carpets covering the floor, limestone walls and an intricate, domed ceiling. There are 365 lamps in the mosque which represent each day of the year. Muhammad Ali's tomb is also here. He is the founder of modern Egypt and ruled between the 1820s - 1850s. While his tomb was not completed by the time of his death, he was eventually laid to rest in it. The tomb was made from the finest ...

The City Near the Nile and More

A travel blog entry by waymoney on Feb 07, 2015

1 photo

The weather and terrain is getting hard to over come as we make our way to our destination. I'm starting to lose excitement and would prefer if i was home. We've been ride a camel or going a on foot and my energy is taking a toll. Ugh back in present day you could be somewhere within an hours or days without the loss of luxury because your in a plane. A plane is unheard of here.
We have arrived at the land of the Nile and I'm feeling beyond speechless ...

Cairo (tourist mode) The Pyramids

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Jan 05, 2015

20 photos

... very lightly. He is planning on donating his bike once he gets to Khartoum before flying home. Once back, 10 days later he is off to Mexico to cycle.
Mike Lantz from USA - forgotten just for the moment which bit of USA he's from. Mike cycled the TDA in 2013 but didn't race it then. When he got to the end though discovered he was upset that he hadn't raced it so has come back for a second go at it, but this time will be one of the 'racers' who will time ...

Religion in Cairo

A travel blog entry by oralee on Oct 29, 2014

18 photos

... impressed. The aisles were very small and tight, most of the items cheap Chinese and the sellers pushy and demanding. We were cautioned about buying and the need to haggle and that's not my forte. It was a quick visit with no purchases made.
Now as the day grows long we head for the banks of the Nile and board a felucca for a sunset ride. A felucca is a sailboat very basic with out much of a keel but rather a central plate and a single floating ...

Egypt part 2: cairo 2 Egyptian museum

A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 18, 2014

8 photos

... was a scam. Soon, I chanced upon yet another man. He asks me if I like the museum and tells me he works there and he's in charge of the animal mummy room. We have tea and have the best conversation I've had with an Egyptian so far here. We talk about Egyptology, his children, etc... He gives me his name and tells me to go to the Egyptian museum at 330pm the next day to find him and he'll get me a free entrance and 10min of his time. Overall I sensed no ...

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