El Gabali

Cairo, Egypt | 3 star hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Cairo

Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea

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... surprised with a power outage which lasted several hours and kept us out of our room because of electronic locks. We solved this problem by being as westernized as possible; we went to Starbucks, bought the most expensive latte to share and plugged in the laptop to watch movies for an hour or so. If you’re wondering why we didn’t go for a couple cocktails somewhere, it’s because drinks were easily 2-3 times more expensive than in previous countries so we decided ...

"Bye Bye, Pyramids!"

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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... we crossed numerous new neighbourhoods in various states of completion. A particularly grim looking one was called "Le Rêve" (the dream) and another more aptly named: "Stone Park". I turned around to get one last look at the ancient structures behind me and our driver smiled and said "Bye bye, pyramids". It was pretty much all he said during the hour long drive. Naturally he had to concentrate on avoiding two dozen collisions that nearly happened on the ...

Egyptology 101 - gods and goddesses

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... scarf and cobra, she was the wife of Amun Ra

Nut - was represented as a woman doing downward dog, but more U-shaped, she was the goddess of the sky who gave birth to the sun daily, she protected the gods and the souls of the dead in the solar boat

Osiris - was represented with a green body and a white robe, was the god of death and resurrection, god of the hereafter, god of beer and wine, he passed judgement on the souls of the dead.
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Cairo—The Pyramids At Last

A travel blog entry by leahaston

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... for his hat, then for his sunglasses, and finally for his shoes. Ummmm no. He also asked us literally every minute “are you OK? Are you happy?” After a quick trip down to the Sphinx we were both suffering from heat stroke and it was time to return back to the city. The pyramids really lived up to our expectations—no easy feat. Back in Cairo near our hotel we enjoyed an incredible meal at a popular local restaurant—Koshary Abou Tarek. For $1.50 we enjoyed ...

Nothing Added Up, Except for the Bill!

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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2 March 2013 - Giza

Couchsurfing with Rami

After emailing back and forth with a couchsurfing host, we decided on Rania who lives in Giza near the pyramids. She referred us to her brother Rami and soon we were just corresponding with him. Rami confirmed that he could host us and we checked out of our hotel. We were able
to leave one pack at the hotel and planned to see Giza for two ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the بولاق area of Cairo, is near Kom El-Dikka, Roman Amphitheatre, Pompey's Pillar, and Alabaster Sphinx.
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