New Minerva

39 Talat Harb , Cairo, 11641, Egypt | Hostel
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Personal reflective entry

A travel blog entry by jademona on Mar 27, 2014

1 photo

... and I take adventures whenever I can. Over the summers I do a lot of adventures, for example I hiked Mount WHitney with my dad and sisters, I went on all day, wilderness hikes, jumped off 35 foot rocks, snuck into a closed hot spring with guards, ...

The Pyramids of Giza

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 11, 2013

42 photos

... faces were amazingly intact, and some even still had hair! Most of the bodies were wrapped in linen with just the faces exposed, but there were a few hands and arms around too! It was so freaky! It was forbidden to take photos anywhere inside the museum, but we just had to get a few sneaky shots in there, it was absolutely amazing! After that, we went to the next room, which was full of mummified animals! There were all sorts, dogs, cows, monkeys, fish, and even a couple ...

"Egypt is the gift of the Nile"- Herodotus

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 03, 2013

1 comment, 7 photos

... take photos, but our newly befriended guard/guide began encouraging us to take photos and took some of the two of us for a small bribe, I mean fee. Inside there were several hieroglyphics and the first sarcophagus with inscriptions which is still located there.

Omar and another guard guided us through the tomb of Kegemni, the chief justice under Pharaoh Teti. This tomb had many beautiful drawings and lots of colour. Bill noticed that one slave was scraped ...

Egypt

A travel blog entry by rnb2013 on Apr 06, 2013

1 comment, 93 photos

... what to do and see in Europe just got much bigger! We then drove for another 4 hours to Luxor. Dinner option was an Irish Pub called Murphy's but that was an Irish as it got, it didn't serve Guiness!! After another hearty brekky we were on the road again to the Valley of the Kings where all he great kings and one queen/ king were buried. For the entrance fee you got to see three temples. The designs, detail and reasons for doings such things was by far the most impressive thing so ...

Pyramids or die..

A travel blog entry by muzbec on Mar 26, 2013

4 photos

... br> ‘Guys, look out to your left now.. you can see the pyramids’ ..

And there, just beyond the freeway and a row of ramshackle houses, looms the mistakable shape of the Great Pyramid of Khufu. In the distance, with it’s kind of limestone hat, the Great Pyramid of Khafre. We get into the car park up on the Giza plateau with it’s panoramas of the nearby city and suddenly there’s a gathering of touts at the van door.

‘Ok ...

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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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