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 Gizeh Plateau, Keops Pyramid, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and Memphis.
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    Travel Blogs from Cairo

    Rider Meeting(1pm),RacePlates(4pm),Bags(5pm)

    A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Jan 08, 2015

    10 photos

    ... Found out later that some of the other women have taken chips as well, just didn’t stay for that bit of the meeting. Had just got used to the idea that I might get a mention in dispatches for the 2015 side results!!!
    Also had a quick meeting of Will’s study group for his research project - we have a short questionnaire to fill in every day when we finish our riding - wants to know are time spent cycling that day minus rest stops, hours of ...

    Crazy Cairo

    A travel blog entry by kteam on Oct 10, 2014

    48 photos

    ... however it is less domineering.The pyramid itself is most easily recognised by the cap that it wears, all the pyramids at one stage would have been completely covered with an external layer like plaster which is why they are historically depicted as smooth not stepped as they appear today.This pyramid also gave us the opportunity to play tomb raider when we sprung for the extra ticket for a look inside. The trip inside is not for the claustrophobic that is for sure, with ...

    Turkish Delight

    A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea on Dec 24, 2013

    3 comments, 32 photos

    ... per person!! We couldn't believe it and even walked away to discuss how he might be ripping us off somehow. We ended up going back to him to board the boat and wait for more people like us to get on board. A short time later we pulled out from the marina for an hour tour of the coast and enjoy some sunshine. Finally, some warmth and sun was upon us and we hoped it was going to stay around for Israel which we were flying into the next day. Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and the Dead Sea here we ...

    Cairo, Week 1

    A travel blog entry by teachervagabond on Aug 23, 2013

    5 comments, 27 photos

    I've been in Cairo almost a week now and have learned so much! My first real culture shock moment was when I learned there was no regular mail service. I asked several people why this was and the answer generally was, there just isn't any. This is never an acceptable answer for me, so, I found it necessary to 'Google It.' I discovered that until the 2011 revolution, Egypt has the best mail service in the Middle East, started as early as 1821, by Carlo Meratt, an ...

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    A travel blog entry by funkymonk on Jun 12, 2013

    ... just leave you out there in the desert. If you're lucky.

    There was a Canadian guy staying at the hostel that had some kind of hassle like this. I just overheard him talking about it to one of the hostel staff and I could detect the frustration in the staff members voice, as if to say "we told you this would happen". They do tell you, too. The Canadian had got into an argument with someone who had been unhappy about the tip he had given them. I had intentionally avoided ...