New Minerva

39 Talat Harb , Cairo, 11641, Egypt | Hostel
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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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    A travel blog entry by melrobertson on Sep 03, 2014

    ... but wasn't anymore after we had finished. We headed back to the hotel to have a quick shower and grab our bags. We jumped back on the bus and headed to the train station to catch our overnight train down to Aswan. When we got to the train station we had some tourist police stay around near us, which was handy cause they would pretty much head off anyone who was begging or trying to hassle us to buy something. Our train came in on time at 8pm, which is a small miracle for ...

    Pyramids and Artifacts

    A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Aug 22, 2014

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    ... a better person all around. I can definitely focus on that. I met the group for breakfast and then we got into our bus for the day. We were escorted by a police officer in the event we ran into any protestors or incidents that required a bit of extra protection. We then took off to our first stop, the Egyptian Museum. The museum is one of the largest collections in Africa for pieces. They do not allow cameras into the museum, but we were allowed to take pictures of ...

    “CAIRO, the chaotic”

    A travel blog entry by munag on May 06, 2014

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    ... did not seem to be enough. Men would stare me down and sometimes just direct their eyes straight to my boobs with a creepy-like smile. I felt very uncomfortable as if on display in a meat market. As one of the new friends I made in Cairo would later put in words that failed me, I felt like “a walking vagina”. Turns out the feeling of being on display was a common experience for most expat women in Cairo. Some have tried to ...

    Partying with a de facto head of state

    A travel blog entry by immyinegypt on Sep 16, 2013

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    ... and musicians, swaying serenely in all her beautiful oriental plumpness, with the drums. After a sequence of songs, the ever-clapping crowd part a way and the celebrated couple lead the stream of guests into the ballroom once more.

    We take our seats again, and an X-Factor-worthy voice booms over the room the arrival of new husband and wife, who take their seats on the bubble throne. The lights dim and a hush falls over the room. Then, as a song strikes up over ...

    Coptic Cairo

    A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 15, 2013

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    ... city of the dead, the citadel and an unfinished museum.
    Romans had a fortress and defeated the Byzantines in 641. This had been an important commercial area. The Pharonic Canal from the Red Sea to the the Nile ended here until the 8th century century AD. It was called the Candle Fortress or Babylon Fortress.

    It is believed that St Mark's family hosted the last supper. During 60-68 AD St Mark became the first patriarch and founder of the Egyptian church. ...