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Travel Blogs from Cairo
... I try to read and see everything and get frustrated at how long this takes. So today I forced myself simply to wander, and only read up on things that caught my eye. This seemed to make things more enjoyable. There was one minor drama on leaving Athens. I turned up to the Metro to find that it wasn't running due to the workers being on strike. (I could make a comment here about Greek economics, but I'll resist.) That's the second time in a ...
... desert wind on their face and experience the romance of biking along one of the great rivers of the world, through the lands of the Pharaohs and the Nubian Kingdom of Cush. At times you will feel like you are one of the first travelers to come upon these forgotten lands. And on a bicycle, that’s pretty much the truth.
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... stares from people (white, blonde/purple hair - go figure) but it felt safe and fine to be there. A few times, we had to turn around, but that was ok. Black tea and mint, yum! The dinner, was tasty! lentils, chickpeas, pasta fried onions and a tomato sauce. So filling and 3 Egyptian Pounds. But the second late night is catching up to me. Today was meeting at 10 to head to the Pyramids, well it was 10.30 before we got going. 2 turned into 5 to 6 and then to 8. A few ...
... feeling a little battered.Off the metro and into a cab we were home with a bit of time to shower and relax before dinner as well as bidding farewell to a 4 of our new friends who had to start on other tours.
Dinner tonight we opted for a local place that served Syrian cuisine, funny thing to do in Egypt maybe but the menu across this part of the world is all pretty similar.We went for an entree of Fetoush salad and Kibbeh expecting similar to what we had in Petra ...
... 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 ...
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