Travel Blogs from Aswan
I'm stranded, my skin feels like rubber and if another small child comes by with ripped pants and a grubby little hand open for free money, I may just make a scene. I have been very firmly told by several Egyptians not to give baksheesh for nothing - it is meant to be a tip for good service, not a charity. My felucca captain keeps sneaking away to …
Side note: Jet lag sucks. I'm obviously getting old because it never used to affect me. Luckily, I managed to sleep through the night though my body is still battling being awake at what it thinks is 3am. It's funny how foreign places remind me of other foreign places I've been. Arriving here last night, the palm treed highway felt like Samoa. …
Arriving in Egypt!
Landing in Cairo was certainly something else. The city just pops up out of the sand, and you're there! A man next to us on the plane asked if it was our first time here, and welcomed us to Egypt. This is kind of a theme, everyone welcomes you to Egypt - and when they welcome you to the new Egypt it's enough to give you …
Twozillas stayed here on Apr 1, 2011 during their trip titled: Twozillas's Great Adventure.
Met everyone at 8am for breakfast in a quaint restaurant around the corner, sitting on cushions around a low table. Really nice, surrounded by palm trees. After that, back to the hotel where we got on our hired bicycles. I was a little concerned, not having ridden a bike for more than ten years (twenty?) but – what fun!!
First we …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKeylany Hotel Aswan
Centrally located, clean rooms and included bathrooms. Average breakfast. I paid 31 US a night. Nice helpful english speaking staff.
Internet Wi- Fi only worked for me in the lobby. Internet shop next door.
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