Travel Blogs from Cairo
... a beautiful papyrus paper and starts inscribing my name in hieroglyphs.
Professor, wedding, pharmacist; it seems my turn has come to be swindled.
Sat in the heart of the shop and clutching a cup of tea, I start to assess my best escape. As Dr Crafty persuades me towards more perfumes, he asks for my opinion on some of his daughter’s bigger pieces. I absently indicate one, at which the huge illustrated A3 papyrus is whipped out, and ...
... sell you souvenirs or a camel or horse ride. They are persistent, and very very irritating! And they all speak to you in English.
So I have always wanted to ride a camel so we went and rode a camel at the best view point of the three pyramids, the photos are gorgeous, I will only put up ones from my phone as its easier but we have been very blessed with the lovely photos we have both taken! Great memories! The pyramids are very photogenic! I was beside myself, ...
... street harmony.
Pulling up in front of a block of apartments in a place called Nasr City which conveniently wasn’t too far from the airport the entire family and I piled out of the car and headed in to the building. The apartment block was extremely dark and dank and looked as though it was in serious need of repair. There was a cat lounging on somebody’s doorstep and a toddler sitting against a door with no parent in sight. Attempting to get the elevator to ...
... and Islamic periods in Egypt, but only in 1822, after the discovery of the Rosetta stone and years of research by Thomas Young and Jean-François Champollion, were hieroglyphs almost fully deciphered.
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... t leave) so after an hour of walking and talking to him ( in that hour he invited me to go back to his house for lunch) I politely said no and told him I had to go, I couldn't shake this guy, he was polite but I wanted time alone, something I have not been able to get here in Egypt. I literally had to go back to my hotel to be alone.... So I stayed there till dinnertime and left to get dinner. The next day Peter picked me up at 9 am, he took me to 2 more sights Karnak and Luxor, ...
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- Wouldn't have changed a thing
- Shame about the AirConditioning
- Good hotel, lousy food
باب البحر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $197
- Un hotel con mucho ruido, mal ubicado para turistas
- Excellent hotel
- Ups and Downs
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $145
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $125
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $105
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $119
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $90
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $219
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $153
- Loved the Sofitel El Gezirah
- Me encantó el Sofitel El Gezirah
- J'ai adoré le Sofitel El Gezirah
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $63
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
65 Abd El Hamid Badawi st, Heliopolis, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Family friendly
- Accueillant pour les familles
- Nice hotel with good customer service
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $109
- Mi è davvero piaciuto
- Simply loved it
بولاق, Cairo | 4 star hotel
- Great value & Superb location
- Poor show!
- Helpful and friendly staff throughout
1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $70
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $139
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $186
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $156
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $87
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $139
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $95
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $79
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $94