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Travel Blogs from Cairo
After a 3 hour layover in New York I headed on to Egypt. I was SUPPOSED to pick up my bags in NY. That's what I has been told. But when I got to the baggage claim, my bags were nowhere to be seen. I paid $5.00 for a bag trolley, then discovered my bags were going to my final destination! The Portland people told me I'd have to pick them up. I did have to get another boarding pass and go back through security. In Portland, I was stopped and a security guy ...
... ended his the monotheistic religion founded by his father and returned to Luxor. Upon his death at age 19 the military took over, ending the 18 dynasty.
The large cache of Tutankhamen was discovered in 1922. Omar told us many stories of the curse. The tomb was unfinished and is small with only 4 chambers. The treasure contains wooden and golden chapels, chariots, weapons, jewelry, a wedding box that had our papyrus painting on ...
... are no traffic lights, no road signs, no road rules. Cars create their own lanes, the roads narrow in places and 5 lanes will merge into 3. Every car is scratched. When you park your car the side mirror is automatically pushed in, (if you have a side mirror). VW Vans are the local taxi. The back panel on the motor is permanently up because of the heat, the side door is left ...
... with big green tick signs in the middle sing out ‘Yes to the
Constitution’. *More on the politics of December/January when I catch up on
The pyramids lie beyond an oasis of tended land, a ridiculously
beautiful island of dappled green shade in the middle of what should be desert.
Where they stop watering, the flourishing land stops dead and the parched
desert begins. It’s a way out into this stark landscape ...
... absorbed into the team of speakers for the symposium – experts, bilingual, genius… and am far beyond the point of backing out.
My laughable lack of preparation and contribution aside, the symposium is great – a real opportunity to hold up the two foundations and those who they have nurtured, and to inspire those they sponsor now. Most things that go before our interview session are lost on me as it occurs to me I need to know the beastly full names - ...
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $120
- 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 $143
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $109
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $146
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $133
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $164
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $152
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $152
- 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 $91
- Family friendly
- Accueillant pour les familles
- Nice hotel with good customer service
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $224
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $84
- 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 $77
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $107
Abdel Hamid Badawi Street Extension, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $100
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $198
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $164
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $81
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $179
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $93