Qasr El Bawity Hotel

Bahareya Oasis, Bawiti, Egypt | 3 star hotel
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Cairo, Week 1

A travel blog entry by teachervagabond on Aug 23, 2013

5 comments, 27 photos

... on Friday, so the weekend falls Friday/Saturday. I'm sure it will take some time to get used to going to work on Sunday, but I'm I will get used to it.

Today is Friday - Sabbath in Egypt. My roomies, one other teacher and I made a plan to visit one more 'maga' store together, knowing that many things would be closed today. We grabbed a taxi and went to Alpha Market. It was open and we shopped. Steve needed cleaning supplies and I'm always up for a shopping ...

The long drive back to Cairo

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 09, 2013

3 photos

... after that. We bought peanut M&M's, Lays chips, mixed nuts and red Lipton tea for lunch at 3:00. The last stop was a restaurant and a small zoo with a flamingo, ostriches, goats, llamas, other birds and deer.

All in all it was smooth sailing until we hit a traffic jam in Cairo! We arrived at the Marriott after 7:00 and I was glad to be out of a moving vehicle!

We checked in, took a ...

The Pyramids of Dahshur & Giza

A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Mar 16, 2013

36 photos

... Around these pyramids are a number of structures called “mastabas” (which means square stool in Arabic). The mastaba are the burial places for wives of pharaohs, family members and even government officials who desired to be buried close to the pharaoh to serve him in the afterlife.

After lunch, our nine Sunflowers head out - together for the first time - onto the Giza Plateau to visit the Pyramids of Mycerinus, Chefren and the Great ...

Day 3 - Museums and Mosques!

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego on Feb 10, 2013

36 photos

... another perk of coming when tourism is at a low - good for us, not for Egypt!
We spent quite a while looking round the ground floor of the museum, seeing all sorts of things including a replica of the Rosetta Stone, statues of Akhenaten and Canopic jars used to store the organs of the dead after mummification. Then Bassem took us to the first floor and showed us where to find the 'King Tut rooms' before letting us have some free time to explore. We went to look at the ...


A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory on Jan 20, 2013

18 photos

... We left on our travels with Samir, the "driver", Fred the Horse and Khyam our guide/minder. The carriage ride was extremely bouncy but we did, quite rapidly, get accustomed to it! This certainly made the best use of time and effort and we saw places and sites that we would not otherwise have reached.

Marjory happily sat in the sunshine chatting ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Bahareya Oasis, Bawiti, is near Khan Al-Khalili, Manyal Palace Museum, El Gawhara (Jewel) Palace Museum, and Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep.
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