Om Kolthoom Hotel & Tower

5 Sikkit Abu Al-Fida, Cairo, Egypt | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

A Day in Cairo

A travel blog entry by shawnbuckle


... palpable at every site we visited. Where there used to throngs of tourists, line-ups of cars and people, there was next-to-no-one present. At the Dashur site, where you would have traditionally waited 2-hours to get into the pyramid, we were the only people there, getting free reign of the place. While it made for good pictures, the workers and hawkers onsite were that much more dependent on selling to the 2 or 3 daily groups. While most were not ...

Walking Like An Egyptian

A travel blog entry by vmason


... and honing my bargaining skills. 3) Koshari, local street food and it is delicious! 4) The driving - the flow of traffic will be going one way and then the odd vehicle will come against the grain, or even slice diagonally across the flow of traffic. There are no rule,s virtually no lights, just honking and pushing your way, anything goes. While pedestrians race across the highway like something out of Frogger and the odd donkey trots next to traffic. So entertaining (and there seem ...

Book reflective entry

A travel blog entry by _arianna_

How would a revolver help the Englishman trust people? Do you feel the same? It really depends on where I would be. He was at risk of dying much more than I am right now, because of his location. I think that in that part of the world, it's more dangerous than in the US. If I were a woman in Egypt, with its unbelievable sexism, I would definitely feel more comfortable with a gun, so that I could protect myself. But even ...

6th day

A travel blog entry by indigolazuli

... 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 ...

Egypt Part 1: Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... they don't stop and keep following you. There tactic consists of three phases. First, they just bug you, asking if you want a ride, to buy something, whatever they're selling. It's the polite approach: what's your name, where are you from, etc. failing that, they try the sob story: there are no tourists, my horse needs to eat, I need to feed my family, etc. not saying its not true, but they try to manipulate your emotions. Failing that, they try the angry and yelling ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the بولاق area of Cairo, is near Roman Amphitheatre, Kom El-Dikka, Pompey's Pillar, and Alabaster Sphinx.
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