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Travel Blogs from Cairo
... to find a treasure, I had a reoccurring dream about a treasure here" Santiago shouted" the men laughed at the idea and one of them said "you will not die, you will live, but never be so stupid. I once had a reoccurring dream that I should find a treasure buried in an abandoned church in Spain, but I was not stupid enough to cross a desert just because of a recurring dream." and they left. Santiago laughed because he knew where the ...
... structures to a panoramic viewpoint at the top of the hill where you could see the three great pyramids and a few smaller ones at the sides of one. It was so amazing! There was a slight desert haze in the air too, which made it seem fake! It was literally like looking at a real life postcard! We walked down to the edge dodging all the people out selling souvenirs and things, who pretty much put them right in your face, then had a bit of a photo session there and got lots ...
... turned out to be just a rock overhanging which created a tiny sliver of shade. Standing there I started feeling worse, all I could see was darkness around the outside and brightness at the centre and I knew if I kept going I would pass out. I told the guide we needed to go back, and faster than a horse could take me. He said yes, that we would go by the sphinx then take a car back. He helped me get back on the horse and we started towards the sphinx. I started to ...
... look down a small valley of the sphinxes and they are all in ruin, mostly broken and in pieces. This was very common in many places. We left Aswan to headed to Luxor via a temple in Edfu. This temple was the biggest and best preserved temple in Egypt honouring the god Amun. This temple is the one often seen in movies e.g Transformers and Indiana Jones. Once in Luxor it was an overnight trip in a sleeper train back to Cairo. It was reasonably comfortable, the food was good and ...
... take a bunch of cheesy ‘pick it’s nose’ type photos and then hassle for tips. Avoid them and you might manage to take in the beauty of the sight. Air pollution, wind and rain have eroded most of the facial features of the Sphinx but there’s an entertaining rumor floating around that Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops used it for target practice. Not true, we’re told.
We jump on the van and swing past a local roadside diner for ...
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