Kings Palace Hotel

3 Ibrahim El Qabbani St Of Sabri Abu Alam St., Cairo, 11511, Egypt | Hostel
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"1,000 more and you could have bought the camel!"

A travel blog entry by rucamuffin


Man oh Man....Today was insane. The hotel set up for us a driver with his own "limo" (as the hotel called it- turns out it just had A/C) to take us around to the sites. This guy called himself "Egyptian Bob". I should have realized right then, but we had a chuckle and started our journey. Bob took us to Memphis and Giza for the pyramids and the …

Crossing the Nile

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee


... roughly to "posterity, eternal life, priesthood, and eternal health." Those hieroglyphic symbols are on everything - sphinxes, statues, wall engravings.

Next we headed to the papyrus institute where we learned about how the ancient Egyptians made papyrus, and we bought some to bring home.

We got back on the bus to head to our hotel. We had to weave through more traffic, pedestrians everywhere, and lots of smiling faces. The people seem happy to see us ...

Egyptology 101 - Temples

A travel blog entry by theresabill


Here are some commonalities of Egyptian temples and the ancient beliefs:

The temples were constructed on sacred sites. They were the homes of the gods where daily rituals were performed. The pharaohs were intermediaries between gods and humans, or high priests. All temples are laid out the same way and are located on the east side of the Nile (life).

The main gate represents three things: Egypt as the East and West Bank and the Nile in between, ...

04/05/13 - Day 46 - Egypt 1 - Paris to Cairo

A travel blog entry by adamis


... and that was at the opposite end to which I'd been dropped off! Inside were a couple of other travellers, some security staff and the cleaners, and that was it. I ended up sitting around and reading for a bit, grabbed some snacks from a vending machine, and waited for check-in to open. Once it did things went easily enough, and then I got to sit around at the gate and wait to board, as my flight wasn't until 0715.

As flights go, I've ...

Hanging in Cairo

A travel blog entry by michellendave


... and fez maker areas on our prior visit to this big bazaar area. This time we walked over which took about the same time as our first in the taxi!

Over half the market was closed because it was Friday! The old medieval gates and mosques are there to look at. We had hibiscus tea at the famous El Fishawi's restaurant in the heart of the tourist section of the market.

Then Dave went into the ...

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This hostel, located on 3 Ibrahim El Qabbani St Of Sabri Abu Alam St., Cairo, is near Khan Al-Khalili, El Gawhara (Jewel) Palace Museum, Manyal Palace Museum, and Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep.
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