Harmony Hostel

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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Egypt Part 1: Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

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... So, I guess pride decided Sudan was out and flying was in. I know my parents will be happy. In addition to the Visa fiasco, on my first day I took a nice walk through Old Cairo, so named because it was founded during Roman times and nowadays consists of the Coptic Christian quarter of Cairo. Due to the sporadic flaring of sectarian violence that has occurred since the revolution, the army has armored vehicles positioned in several areas around the neighborhood, road blocks ...

"Bye Bye, Pyramids!"

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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... soon as I stepped out of the hotel gate people left and right started offering me things. Camel rides, taxis, horse carriages, you name it. I told them goodmorning and kept walking. The guy at the ticket office tried the oldest trick in the book, by telling me he had no change. I smiled and kept waiting for my change, which he eventually, grumpily, handed over. When I tried to walk to the gate, I was nearly dragged through a security building by my hair. ...

Raiders of the Lost Ark

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... the depth of his knowledge, the visuals would have been largely pointless. You don't just need to know that it's a Pyramid, you need to know why it's a Pyramid. That's where the magic lies.

We studied this back in primary school and I remember it being a rare case of a subject matter that I found interesting, way more than the Battle of Hastings (no offence England, but ancient Egypt is cooler). Twenty-something years later and there I was, hearing all those stories again but ...

We Had a Great Time in Egypt

A travel blog entry by michellendave

32

... to Travel in Egypt

Excluding our airfare to get in and out of Egypt, we spent $58.80 per day for the two of us. This is roughly the same we spent in India and SE Asia, and not far off of what we were spending when in Mexico and Central America; Budget hotels are less than $20 per night. Food for two ran under $17 per day. What put us over our two year average were the tours and entrance fees. There are a lot of ...

Dead Men Tell Tales

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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... offerings, and still hold quite a bit of the red and black color used to paint them. I was totally awed and speechless. (no cameras allowed in these two places)


And that ,my friends, is the end of the trip. What better note to end on?!?!?!?! After this fantabulous day, it is time to go home. We leave the hotel at 11 pm for our 3 am flight to Frankfurt, then on to LAX. Can’t wait to share my 1000 photos with you when I get home ...

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