Sun Hotel

2 Talaat Harb Street, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Wizards, womanisers and weird ass mannequins

A travel blog entry by julesandjen


Arriving into Cairo early morning, Mark makes his way through the outrageous traffic to the car park we’ll be parked up in for the next 5 days. Luckily we’re not camping in said car park but are instead put up in a hotel around the corner, the Sun Hotel just off Tahrir Square. The hotel has a good location but unfortunately no en-suite …


A travel blog entry by andrewsinclair


26th - Arrived at 9am south of the High Dam and prepared to enter Egypt. Then began the LONG process of entering into Egypt. All the immigration matters: filling in health cards and getting stamped into the country, is carried out onboard by 2 or 3 people - the boat had a couple of hundred passengers. We spent most of the time on deck chatting or …


A travel blog entry by jennifersarah


... power and tried to destroy everything of hers and so many carvings and statues were ruined. Funny story about this: she had made a giant obelisk and he trying to get rid of it built a giant wall around it so people couldn't see it. In the end however this ended up preserving the obelisk against the elements and it is an excellently preserved obelisk unlike others. As much as I love the sights and the tours I love relaxing time especially being on the road for 6 months so of course ...

Getting to School

A travel blog entry by teachervagabond


... lie, I will not cheat, I will not steal. All kids wear uniforms and all teachers wear street clothes but cannot wear jeans or t-shirts. Women are expected to dress modestly.

Next, we were given a culture lesson and instructed NOT to discuss Israel with parents or Egyptian staff. Very touchy subject...we were told there are certain parts of the city we should avoid right now, including the pyramids, downtown Cairo, and Alexandria. All the places I want ...

Raiders of the Lost Ark

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... we went inside our guide warned us again about not accepting offers of anything from anyone inside, not photographing camels and not giving to people begging for money.

Once past the stalls selling wooden camels and over-sized Pyramid models we made our way through the winds to the first Pyramid. That wind, kicking up the surrounding desert, made it feel like being sandblasted. That and the heat. Don't be getting short on water or sunscreen out there, trust me.

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This hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Mastaba of Kagemni, Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri, Palace of Emir Bishtak, and Chaar-Hachamaim Synagogue.
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