Travel Blogs from Cairo
... and help the ocean and animals and plants living in it. I also want to stop things like factory farms and puppy mills and I want to save the rain forests and other endangered parts of nature and animals. I would also love to help children in poor places in the world and educate kids in poor country's and educate people about protecting the world. I don't think I can do all of these things, but I will definitely do some of them. ...
... is put in the tomb and it is closed up and no one can enter it again, so they had to get everything he needed for the afterlife in as quick as they could and had no time to decorate the place! Poor King Tut! But because of this, all the treasure was perfectly preserved and it was pretty much all on display at the museum, including the giant sarcophagus of wood gilded with gold, the mummy shaped sarcophaguses of wood inflated with gold, and one of pure gold, the mask of ...
... I found that it was so interesting because there were artifacts strewn about the area that you can walk up to, touch and photograph at your leisure.
We then travelled nearby to Saqqara. It is estimated that only 1/3 of the site has been uncovered to date, so there is still a lot of uncovered treasure to be found! The pyramid at Saqqara is dated back to 2650 BC. This pyramid was the first one made of stone with 6 Mastabas on top of one another (structure in ...
... in the west and the sun God Ra was one of the main gods who they worshipped. The age of the pyramids, is over 5000 years old, and design was mind blowing considering the weight of an average block is 1.6 tonnes and how they managed to build such structures without the use of machines that we are used to. The sphinx was also impressive and the location gave an insight into the commercialisation of such an icon with Pizza Hut and KFC not 100 metres from the entrance. The Egyptians ...
... land and people ripened to the Africa Id been waiting for.
Life was simple. People worked in the prosperous and colorful fields fueled by
the Nile and spent their evenings drinking tea and smoking sat on little plastic
chairs on the street. Wrinkly old men cloaked in rags sat on very sad,
emaciated donkeys, but smiled toothily for photos. It all looked very Biblical
but for the Nokia ring tone coming from within ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Magic Hotel Cairo
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Wouldn't have changed a thing
- Shame about the AirConditioning
- Good hotel, lousy food
باب البحر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Un hotel con mucho ruido, mal ubicado para turistas
- Excellent hotel
- Ups and Downs
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $120
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $102
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $138
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $169
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $175
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Loved the Sofitel El Gezirah
- Me encantó el Sofitel El Gezirah
- J'ai adoré le Sofitel El Gezirah
65 Abd El Hamid Badawi st, Heliopolis, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Family friendly
- Accueillant pour les familles
- Nice hotel with good customer service
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $278
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- 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 $101
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Abdel Hamid Badawi Street Extension, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $97
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $147
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $171
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $162
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $87
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79