New Minerva

Address: 39 Talat Harb , Cairo, 11641, Egypt | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Keops Pyramid, Gizeh Plateau, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and Memphis.
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    Major Bucket List item: Pyramids -Done

    A travel blog entry by knudsentrips on Jun 25, 2015

    26 photos

    ... people wise). A few rooms we had to ourselves. I could spend 5 days in that place, but we wanted to keep a healthy pace so the kids stayed interested and moving. Upstairs was the full King Tut tomb contents (the only tomb found un-raided by robbers and completely in-tact). I had seen a portion of this exhibit in San Fransico when I was about Weston's age and it made a huge impression, seeing it again was like seeing an old friend. Linda, Vivian, and Weston ...

    Watch your head. Watch your head.

    A travel blog entry by ljworldtrip on May 03, 2015

    1 comment, 196 photos

    ... in broken English "No photo" while waving his no-no finger at us. And then he would whisper "take picture" but then quickly repeat loudly "No photo, take picture." Well which one is it!? So we chose "take picture" and started snapping away. He wanted us to think that he was letting us do something that no one else ever gets to do. Did we look that stupid? Maybe.

    This was the same guy that said "watch your ...

    Being a Gullible Tourist

    A travel blog entry by jsimpson095 on Mar 20, 2015

    6 photos

    ... first place. In this part of the world, no help is free. For the rest of the day I had my headphones in, which warded off many of the offers from passers by. I also had smaller notes on me.

    I did a lot of walking today, both down main streets and back streets. I've seen stray animals nestling through garbage. I've seen families smiling in garages which seem to sell nothing more than junk. I've seen grand buildings coated in layers of filth. I've seen half ...

    Pyramids, wind, sand and 8 strangers

    A travel blog entry by paigerrides on Jan 06, 2015


    ... last night, and I feel for them. Bikes not arrived, one guy has nothing but what he travel in. He was very happy I kept the toothbrush from the plane, he enjoyed brushing his teeth very much, after a long travel time. So off we go, man, the driving is insane! how the two taxies stayed together is beyond me. But we got money exchanged, and the first glimpse of the pyramids! oh!!!!!! the butterflies! or that might been the driving. Kinda sketchy but we got to ...

    Birthday Wishes

    A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Aug 24, 2014

    44 photos

    ... the temple, the face of one of the gods that was destroyed by an earthquake thousands of years ago, and was lying on the ground in front of the temple was replaced in the same way. The most impressive of all was that on the birthday of Ramses II, I believe October 22, the positioning of the sun through the entrance of the temple shines directly on King Ramses face while he is seated among his 3 gods in the rear of the temple. Through the reconstruction ...