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Visiting Egypt

The Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Pyramids of Giza (now with a Vegas-esque light show) make up the honor roll of Egypt’s treasures, each built upon tales of Nefertiti and King Tut. Equally ancient, the Nile offers the chance to sail the world’s longest river in a traditional felucca. The Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Pyramids of Giza (now with a Vegas-esque light show) make up the honor roll of Egypt’s treasures, each built upon tales of Nefertiti and King Tut. Equally ancient, the Nile offers the chance to sail the world’s longest river in a traditional felucca.    Close

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Things to Do Outside the Hotel

Written by dkm1981 on 28 Feb, 2012

Sharm El Shiekh isn't exactly the culture capital of the world, but there are some things that you can do. We stayed at the Club Magic Life and there are a number of things to do, both near the hotel and further afield:1. Outside the…Read More


What to eat in Cairo, Egypt

Written by Prosperine on 05 Jan, 2011

So, you want a culinary experience when you are in Cairo, other than hotel food, American fast food or some snack you brought from the airport? There are a number of exotic restaurants from Lebanese to Syrian to Asian to Indian, so many menus will…Read More


Incessant Traffic and Smog

Written by Prosperine on 05 Jan, 2011

Bear in mind that a city that grew to have 21 million inhabitants may not have had the infrastructure to handle the same amount of automobile and motorcycle drivers. While I was told that the train system was safe and fast, there was nothing that…Read More


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CAIRO for the 2nd Day

Written by Mark Gokingco on 27 Oct, 2010

Remember that we spent the night at the Fairmont Nile City Cairo as part of the Ramses Tour package. (See my review). Our days started out late and without breakfast as you know. (See my story in Day 8) We met Mohamed at…Read More


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Alexandria to Cairo by Private Tour First Day

Written by Mark Gokingco on 27 Oct, 2010

In Alexandria, we got a quick city sightseeing orientation tour. We really didn’t stop but a couple of places to take quick photos; right outside the Alexandria museum and nearest the seaside fortress and where the old Lighthouse use to be. Other than…Read More


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Top 10 Cairo & the Nile

Written by frangliz on 16 Jul, 2010

TOP 10 CAIRO & THE NILE(DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)by Andrew Humphreys'Top 10 Cairo & the Nile' opens with the ten unmissable highlights including the pyramids of Giza, the mosque of Al-Azhar, the temple of Philae and the Valley of the Kings. Carrying on…Read More


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Valley of the Kings, Where the Pharaohs Met Their Gods

Written by nofootprint on 09 Feb, 2010

This is high on our list of must sees and we have looked forward to our visit for many years. We soon discover the Valley of the Kings is high on many lists, so much so that cameras are not allowed in the site.…Read More


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The Temple of Horus and Life Today in Edfu

Written by nofootprint on 07 Feb, 2010

Edfu and the Temple of HorusLast night we sailed to Edfu and it was really cool this morning to look out the window and see the horse and carriages out front at dawn waiting for the tourists!Our excursion today is to see the Temple of…Read More


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Discovering the Magic of theThe Temple of Love

Written by nofootprint on 07 Feb, 2010

Temple of PhilaeLocated on an island we take a boat over to reach the first temple , known as the Temple of Love ( Temple of Isis).The trip to the island is part of the magic . Our boat crew are of the…Read More


Eat Like an Egyptian

Written by frangliz on 16 Jan, 2010

Having lived in Egypt for over twenty years, I thought I would like to write a review of Egyptian cuisine. For the first few years I lived with my in-laws, and it wasn't exactly a typical household as my mother-in-law was a French Jewess, but…Read More


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