Harmony Hostel

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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Personal Reflection Entry

A travel blog entry by _arianna_ on Mar 26, 2014

"Do you believe we all have a purpose?" I think it's up to each person to give their life a purpose. Some dedicate their lives to fighting in the army to protect their country, so become veterinarians and help animals. I think we are very privileged to be able to live in such a safe and beautiful part of the world. We can chose a lot of things many people don't have power over, and it's a huge blessing. I'm so grateful to be able to chose what I want to make of my ...

Egypt Part 1: Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels on Dec 17, 2013

153 photos

... they don't stop and keep following you. There tactic consists of three phases. First, they just bug you, asking if you want a ride, to buy something, whatever they're selling. It's the polite approach: what's your name, where are you from, etc. failing that, they try the sob story: there are no tourists, my horse needs to eat, I need to feed my family, etc. not saying its not true, but they try to manipulate your emotions. Failing that, they try the angry and yelling ...

"Egypt is the gift of the Nile"- Herodotus

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 03, 2013

1 comment, 7 photos

... men of the day were so impressive. We had a local man lead us through, for a small fee, and we were amazed to see some incredible paintings that still have colours of red, yellow, black and blue. There were many scenes such as slaves suppling and carrying food in preparation for the afterlife. It was so amazing to see in person and not in a museum behind glass and ropes.

We rejoined Omar and went to the pyramid of Teti. The posted rules said we were not ...


A travel blog entry by rnb2013 on Apr 06, 2013

1 comment, 93 photos

... what to do and see in Europe just got much bigger! We then drove for another 4 hours to Luxor. Dinner option was an Irish Pub called Murphy's but that was an Irish as it got, it didn't serve Guiness!! After another hearty brekky we were on the road again to the Valley of the Kings where all he great kings and one queen/ king were buried. For the entrance fee you got to see three temples. The designs, detail and reasons for doings such things was by far the most impressive thing so ...


A travel blog entry by rob-lowe on Feb 21, 2013

... like Id seen in Europe, but real no punches pulled fighting. They rode along
next to me on their motorbikes and asked for money, then swerve in and kick me
when I said no.

In Luxor three grinning young men
straddling a motorbike pulled up next to me.. “Welcome” they said, then moved
in closer to kick and punch me. The driver then reached into Allans granny
basket and pulled out my jumper, a ...