City View Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cairo
The Good: Little Tourism = sites empty, dry heat, friendly people
The Bad: Little Tourism = desperate hawkers, female disrespect, service
- it's safe - everything you read in the news is localized to specific areas which are avoidable
- bring small bills to tip/buy souvenirs - the people who work in tourism are hard off
- if you want to do a camel ride, do it at giza pyramids
- expect traffic jams
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... dried up, and that’s one of many examples. So bottom line, please don’t let the fear mongering and sensationalism of our media scare you off of visiting this culturally rich and remarkable country, you’re losing out as much as the Egyptians are if you don’t go. And besides, if ever there were a perfect time to visit Egypt, it’s now – there were no lines at the major attractions and, in some cases, we were the only ones at the Pyramids or in ...
... was waiting for us, and we arrived at our accommodation about 2:30am, and quickly headed to bed.
I really enjoyed Ethiopia. It's not on everybody's bucket list to visit, but it should be. If you get a chance - go. The climate is great. The people are wonderful - friendly, smiling, polite and helpful. The sights, especially outside of Addis, are stunning, and Lalibela is one of the most fun places I've visited. Prices are cheap, and what is really refreshing is that it ...
... Friday) more demonstrations blocking the city square and setting fire to the Presidential House with Molotov cocktails….continuing unrest related to influence of Muslim Brotherhood leadersdhip and worsening economic situation.
Overnight relaxed back in hotel in Giza, enjoyed time reflecting and gazing over to the pyramids and re-arranging for our next adventure in Turkey. We enjoyed meeting some ...
... skills were the best! Returned to the first hotel we stayed in and collected the bag we left behind full of our Ethiopian stuff, ready for an early flight to the coast tomorrow. Mark started watching the Africa Cup final between *****ia and Burkina Faso but the rest of us went to sleep ready for the 2.45am wake up ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed