Ain Shams Obelisk Hostel

Address: 523 Terait El Gabal St, Ain Shams, Cairo, 11311, Egypt | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the بولاق area of Cairo, is near Roman Amphitheatre, Kom El-Dikka, Pompey's Pillar, and Alabaster Sphinx.
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Good Will Hunting

A travel blog entry by jameswhite0123 on Mar 18, 2015

... the first three days you're eligible for duty free goods, only acting as honey to locals who would try and get cigarettes or 'alcohol for his daughter's wedding' (we had that one a lot from the same guy whose wedding changed date every time). Our big backpacks acted as those colourful brollies that tourist guides wave above their head as a beacon to everyone around. After traipsing around town through the thick of traffic and comparing a few hostels, ...

Day in Cairo

A travel blog entry by tishnandrew on Mar 18, 2015

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... The skill of the craftsmanship of the carpenters and metal workers of that era in 1300 BC was pretty incredible. Amazing detail in the engravings, absolute perfection in the work. Tutankhamen was nine years old when he inherited the throne and around the same age at the time of his marriage. It is unknown how he came to die at 18 years of age but there is some evidence to suggest his chief engineer was besotted with his wife. Tutankhamen did not ...

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

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Jan 08, 2015

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... 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 ...

Reflections

A travel blog entry by maleia on Mar 21, 2014

3 comments, 1 photo

... decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he has never dreamed of when he made the decision." (68) Can you look back on your life and see a decision that did this for you in your life. Me: A time a decision did this for me is when me and my family moved to Brentwood. I was not ...

Partying with a de facto head of state

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt on Sep 16, 2013

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... of gangsters would give to his girlfriend. I'm reminded of a time when, walking past a shop spilling over with enormous pink 'u r my life' teddy bears, Megan couldn't resist, and impulse-bought a particularly garish specimen for her boyfriend, only to be called back into the shop with an anguished 'WAAAAIIIT!!' from the shopkeeper, who running out of the shop to scoop the bear from its bed of potpourri in a love-heart bag, drenches the poor victim in an acridly ...

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