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, Palace of Emir Bishtak, and House of the People Beit El-Umma Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Viv's Story: Cairo, Egypt: Day 1

A travel blog entry by knudsentrips on Jun 25, 2015

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... museum. At the museum we saw mummies, coffins, statues and ancient artifacts. We saw the stuff from King Tut's tomb, lots of hieroglyphs and lots of things made from gold. After the museum we got into the car and drove to a papyrus workshop. We learned how they made papyrus there and what all of the letters meant in Egyptian hieroglyphs. The parents then bought some more art and we had our names written on them. Finally we left and had a buffet style lunch on ...

Walk Like An Egyptian

A travel blog entry by annmennen on Mar 18, 2015

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... People just throw it into the street. A lot ends up in the waterways, so the little tributaries have little rubbish dams that choke the waterways. It is a huge problem and will take a lot of education to address it. As in many places the blokes seem to congregate on the streets and drink coffee. Many people drag their old furniture out onto the street and spend a lot of their day there. Generally the people are really lovely ...

Rider Meeting(1pm),RacePlates(4pm),Bags(5pm)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Jan 08, 2015

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... happened, but later on a dog was run over on the road near to where the truck was parked - sounds as though a broken leg ensued but dog walked away eventually dragging his leg behind him.
Eric, a French lad arrived yesterday later on - he finished cycling the Trans - Oceanic route run by TDA (Tour D’Afrique) 2 weeks ago in Australia - home for Christmas and then straight on for this. He came with Vincent and me to the Vodaphone shop - no one waiting ...

Crazy Cairo

A travel blog entry by kteam on Oct 10, 2014

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... mix of tourist trinkets, colour and noise, although it seemed we did wander a bit far into the local wholesale area where the clichéd advances of the males instead turned into puzzled looks from the shop keepers and patrons.
From the souk we made our way towards Al Azhar Park which was a real highlight of our stay. Being a Friday which is part of the weekend in Egypt the park was packed with families out walking, picnicking and generally having fun.Given the scenes ...


A travel blog entry by melrobertson on Sep 03, 2014

... part of the trip. We also had to say goodbye to our amazing guide Ahmed! We think he got a little emotional saying goodbye to us. Mainly most likely because he had no idea when his next tour was going to be. He admitted to us that before the tour when he had found out he was getting one that he had been memorising the names of all of us and calling the office every day to make sure it hadn't been cancelled. The next day was an early day as we left the hotel with a breakfast box ...

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