Travel Blogs from Cairo
... We made it there just in time to watch the sun go down from the beachside boardwalk. Red Starbucks Christmas cups and a bag full of mandarin oranges helped us feel like Christmas was coming.
The next morning we were up bright and early to catch a 3 hour bus East to a new city. Pamukkale was famous for its calcium filled hillside that looked like snow-capped mountains from afar. Calcium deposits would emerge from the ground and dry over time and create multi-level pools on ...
... ONE PERCENT - 25 leaders. This was fascinating to me. That sounds so doable. How do we make that happen? I've decided that it is my responsibility to be calm and peaceful at all times. My kids mirror what they see and if they see a grouchy, angry teacher; they will be grouchy, angry students. That is my goal - to create peace in my own environment. You???
Today is Friday again. No protests. I walked to Road 9 for my usual Friday shopping, then took ...
... of these heaps were slowly smoldering with no appearance of anyone watching. It's amazing how something that these people know they depend on to survive could be so polluted and mistreated. The area all around Saqqara has things to look at. We first went to a museum and saw a mummy and some other old artifacts. Then we drove up and went in some tombs which were fascinating. They were the only place where we saw hieroglyphics and ...
... the moment you stop, a Bedouin in a truck will appear out of nowhere with a billycan of petrol and some tools ready to sell you his services. Sure enough, on the horizon a Chevrolet appears: a nomad, who assists in the banging and clanking until we're on the road again. The coach trundles along a while longer until the dubious grinding sound comes back with vigour. We labour on until black smoke begins to pour from the engine and we passengers are leaning from the ...
... the camel men 25 pounds each and David (Germany) would need to pay 125 pounds for his camel ride. That’s when Dave became suspicious of Rami. He was going to charge his couchsurfer for the privilege of sharing his already paid-for camel. He hadn’t even gotten his own camel. And come to think of it, there were no site entry tickets for any of us. Our planned 4 hour camel ride and visit lasted ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Mayourka 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