New Minerva

39 Talat Harb , Cairo, 11641, Egypt | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Walking Like An Egyptian

A travel blog entry by vmason


... guides to help navigate the landscape is key. And our local guides were the best of the best – professional, knowledgeable, helpful, kind-hearted, fun and equipped with a wonderful sense of both humor and adventure.

We did the 9-day King Tutankhamen tour, which begins and ends in Cairo and hits all of the major points. Right out of the gate, day 1 had to be one of the best days of my life – we saw the legendary Giza pyramids and the Sphinx, went inside ...

Personal Reflection Entry

A travel blog entry by _arianna_


"Have you ever been brought to silence by the power of nature?" Yes! Once when I was at a Lake Shrine Temple Sunday service, they showed a video of the development of a fetus, and how it transforms to a baby. I was awestruck and just burst into tears. It was the most beautiful thing I've ever watched, and it was so incredible to think that that's how ALL of us formed. It blew me away. There wasn't ...

2nd egyptian day

A travel blog entry by indigolazuli

... each. We now have 10699.7 Egyptian Pounds. We then spend the night at Hotel Grand Royal in Cairo for 187.96 Egyptian Pounds each. We now have 9587.86 Egyptian Pounds. We then saw the Great Pyramid of Giza for 100 Egyptian Pounds each. This leaves us with a total of 9547.86 Egyptian ...

Egypt Part 1: Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... to Cairo as I was no longer going through Sudan. But since the trains were not running yet (they were shut down after the coup for security), I bought my 14 hour overnight bus ticket, which I was extremely excited for. Because I'll be honest, when you're on the road and used to taking 14 hour uncomfortable overnight train and bus rides, it doesn't phase you. After a little break back in the good old USA, you just sigh a little. Arriving in Aswan in the morning, I turned out ...

All eyes to the 30th

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt


... one banner of Islam,' (not to say this was widely popular) 'but now they are in it for money and power': quite a different thing to be accrediting to the banner of Islam. Certainly, the phrase I have heard from people the city wide and even beyond Cairo always seems to be, 'They're not Muslims'.

A mysterious veiled girl too dark skinned to be from this side of the Egyptian border serves us a spread of pancake-like flatbreads and spicy dishes: ...


This hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Gizeh Plateau, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Keops Pyramid, and Memphis.
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