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Travel Blogs from Cairo
... name written in Egyptian hyrogliphic with my star sign next to it which is really cool. It was then back on the bus on our way to the train station for an overnight train to Aswan. The cabins were pretty small but the seats folded down into bunk beds. I actually got a pretty decent nights sleep with was great as we were going to be doing a lot on our next day. While the city is a bit overwhelming, the views from the train were beautiful and it was so surreal to see masses of sand ...
... itself. I've noticed that giving change, or correct change isn't a big thing here. One time when going to the bathroom the attendant held up five fingers, yet politely showed no intention of giving me change for a 10 pound note. Another time the attendant held up a 10 pound note, I gave him one, then he motioned for the remaining notes I held in my hand. I refused and he let me go ahead once it was clear he wasn't getting any more. ...
... of the lads. Rode about 20km - down one side of the divided road infant of the hotel, and then back up the other side - a river/waterway in the middle of the two roads. About 30 or so of us - wrapped up as so cold, and was even spitting with rain when we set off. The tooting of horns never stopped for the whole ride, with people being incredibly friendly and hanging out of car windows taking photo’s on their phones of us.
Just tried the internet usb dongle ...
Day one: After a long flight from Halifax to Toronto, to Vienna and finally Cairo. We have arrived! After a lifetime of dreaming about Egypt and seeing the Pyramids and other sites for myself. I have always had a romantic fascination with the history of Egypt but never really thought I'd ever actually get here, I am totally awestruck.
Our tour director Fady, met us at the airport and helped us through customs and immigration to ...
... ride pounced on me and wouldn't stop even after I walked for 10min. I chanced upon a mosque where people were praying, sat down outside and stared him dead in the eye for 5min as he continued peddling. An old man seated next to me helped chase the hustler away. The old man then started to ask me some friendly questions, till I realized that he too was trying to hustle me to hire him as a guide! I excused myself quickly and jogged away. As ...
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 č 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