Desert Safary Hostel

2 Shamplion Street, Cairo, Egypt | Hostel

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Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea


... for last…as you’ll find out later this was a huge mistake. Nevertheless, we reached the top and explored not only the calcium travertines, but also the ancient ruins of a Roman city, Hierapolis, that is situated in behind.

The views from the top were amazing and we were able to capture some stunning pictures, especially when the sun started to set in the distance. We eventually started making our way back to where we had to remove our shoes and head for the ...


A travel blog entry by teachervagabond


... has been lifted again - now we can stay out between 12am and 5 am everyday but Friday; when we have to be in by 7pm. Fascinating.

Update: I had planned to have this posted by Friday, but it took me three days to upload the video and still can't post the Thursday night traffic video - oh, well.

I apologize for the sideways footage of the call to prayer as I'm walking down the street. I had my phone by my side so as not to draw attention to ...

Just like Canada Dry

A travel blog entry by kendrasworld


... They had four children working on the looms, and gave mike and I a chance to try it out. The carpets are beautiful - especially the silk ones, but of course very pricey. By the time we got to Memphis I was hungry, tired, and very hot. We walked in to see the giant legless tomb of King Ramzi II and the alabaster sphinx. Also our new favorite is to tell the people that offer to take pictures of us "no money" and then run away after when ...

Sinai Scrape: A Waltz with the Military

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt

... take in the surroundings. The road cuts its way through a valley of sand dunes, with the odd herd of wild goats picking their way through the scrubland. High on the hills the name of Allah marked out enormous in rocks seems to bellow out silently deafening across the void landscape. After a time Cairo comes to our aid in the form a zippy little minibus bouncing down the highway towards us. Remarkably (or worryingly) quickly the luggage is fixed to the roof in a ...

Nothing Added Up, Except for the Bill!

A travel blog entry by michellendave


... br> Rami said ‘What do you guys want to do tomorrow?” “We could go to the museum... or I could take you all to the other rarely visited pyramids for a picnic.” The Germans said the museum was out of their budget so a picnic sounded good to them. Rami was excited about the picnic. “I go there to meditate every month”, he said. “I bribe the guard and we can get in to ...


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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