Novotel Cairo 6th Of October
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... allowed us to bookend our trip with a day in Cairo to see the pyramids and the city. While Cairo has been in the news since their 2011 revolution that ousted Morsi, we weren't deterred from visiting. Once there, it was obvious that many others were influenced by the coverage as tourism was almost non-existent.
After the 12 hour flight from Toronto, we were a little knackered but the touting cab drivers at the arrival entrance quickly woke us ...
... at our hotel (and the hotels on this trip were amazing – 5-star properties with all the amenities, we felt like royalty, this is what On The Go is known for), sipping cocktails, smoking shisha (one of my favorite aspects of the culture) and listening to music. Another highlight was sailing down the Nile on a felucca, which was manned by a Nubian crew. They even set up a bonfire for us on one of the nights, playing music as we danced around the fire. Talk about a bit of ...
"Have you ever had to chose between something you were accustomed to and something you wanted to have?" I really want to have my own bedroom. For the last like 9 years I've shared my bedroom with my younger sister. I think it's REALLY time for me to have my own. But I've gone through so much in my room, ...
... each. We now have 10699.7 Egyptian Pounds. We then spend the night at Hotel Grand Royal in Cairo for 187.96 Egyptian Pounds each. We now have 9587.86 Egyptian Pounds. We then saw the Great Pyramid of Giza for 100 Egyptian Pounds each. This leaves us with a total of 9547.86 Egyptian ...
... train station and was swarmed by touts. People trying to sell me stuff, take me to a hotel, trying to sell me a bus ticket to Cairo (even though I was exiting the train station), etc. I pushed through and off to the hotel, where I would only stay one night. More to follow. I checked in to my 55 LE (Egyptian pound) room with private bath ($7.94). Not the cleanest, but it's a bed and shower with functioning hot water, so what can you do. As a side note, toilets in Egypt are not ...
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