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  • Traditional Egyptian Dance: The MacarenaWe started early in the town of Edfu. We traveled by horse-pulled carriage to the Edfu temple. Its called the Edfu temple only because it's in Edfu. Its really a temple for Horus. Horus is the son of Isis and Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 13, 2013
  • Giza Plateau and Pyramids, May 11May 11 Cruise Day 6 Cairo Day 2 We had a great night sleep. After the long busy day concluding close to eleven pm, we were tired. How do you know when your wife is starting to age just a wee bit? Posted by mutzy in Mutzes on 3 Continents and 3 Seas | May 13, 2013
  • Alexandria to Cairo, May 10May 10 Arrive Alexandria Cairo overnight excursion Today was the Big Day. We were up early to get off the ship as soon as it was cleared by the Egyptian authorities, estimated to be by 7:00 a.m. We had to be Posted by mutzy in Mutzes on 3 Continents and 3 Seas | May 13, 2013
  • Towel Negotiations and Tourist TrapsYou may already know this, but Egypt is hot! We started the day in the Valley of the Kings. It was reasonably cool to start and we had a slight breeze but the cool air didn't last long. It was Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 12, 2013
  • You Speak American!I think if I every have the chance to come back to Egypt, I'll just head straight to Luxor. Everything about it is better than Cairo. I loved driving around Cairo but other than that, it was just like any Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 11, 2013
  • Wake Up and Smell the GasolineThings I Learned Today: 1. The Sahara desert looks just like Utah. 2. Speed bumps are more effective at slowing traffic than speed limits. 3. Egypt gets nicer as you go further south. 4. If you want inexpensive gas, move to the middle Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 10, 2013
  • I Bribed a PolicemanToday was long but very good. As is today's blog. It's the equivalent of 8 pages in Microsoft Word! I was picked up at 6:00 AM by Momen and a new driver. I'm pretty sure the new driver had to be Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 10, 2013
  • Checking InHello everyone, Today was a really long day and I'm really tired. It was a ton of fun so I want to do it justice. I will work on the blog tonight and possibly tomorrow but it may not be Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 9, 2013
  • Moslems, Mayhem and MoneyToday started out... disorganized. Or at least it seemed so from my perspective but there's a good chance it was as well cordinated as Cairo traffic. My driver arrived at the hotel with a tour manager. The tour manager was Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 8, 2013
  • Stereotypical FrenchI tried the Indian restaurant last night. The masala sauce was quite good but probably not the best I've ever had. But it was a Lamb Chop Masala so it was the masala sauce over three large lamb chops. The Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 7, 2013
  • Arrival in CairoWell Germany was the weirdest airport experiance I've ever had. I got my gate number about an hour before boarding was sheduled. The gate was on the ground level of the airport in an enclosed area. When it was time Posted by Amanda460 in Egypt | May 6, 2013
  • Cruising the Nile and more temples Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 14, 2013
  • Tombs, Temples & Touts [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/403576/IMG_3610.jpg caption=Sunset on the Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 14, 2013
  • King Tut’s treasures & hard work at Khan al Khalili Bazaar A visit to Cairo is not complete without a visit to the Egyptian Museum and Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 14, 2013
  • More Pyramids, Sakkara and Memphis Saw King Ramses II handy work today. He certainly didn’t have any self-esteem issues, com Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 12, 2013
  • Crazy Cairo (Amman on Steroids!) From the moment we stepped into our awaiting bus at the airport to the moment we left ou Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 12, 2013
  • Alexandria and Cairo[center][/center] Saturday morning, we dock in Alexandria. My phone rings at 7am, requesting that I come down to the medical center. When I ar Posted by Zukini in Zukini's Travels | Mar 12, 2013
  • Dahab - Where everything is possible.Today I turn 53 on the 5.3, the only time in my life that my age will the same as the date, unless I used the American method when it would have applied when I was 35 - as I'm Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Mar 5, 2013
  • El CairoTengo que admitir que, antes de llegar, El Cairo me producía cierto respeto y no estaba muy convencida de que me fuera a gustar una mega-metrópolis con 16 millones de habitantes y fama de misógina. Había escuchado historias horrendas de Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Mar 4, 2013
  • Dahab - Biscuit & the Last Chance SaloonWho would have thought that barely a week ago, Biscuit, The Most Famous Dog In Sinai (hereafter BTMFDIS), had the world at his paws. A FB star, a steady stream of advertisers beating a path to his door, a top Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Mar 3, 2013
  • Desierto OccidentalCuando dejas de impresionarte por un templo egipcio de más de 3.000 años, es el momento de darse un respiro de los restos faraónicos y cambiar de aires. Por suerte, Egipto ofrece muchos otros lugares interesantes para explorar. De esta Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Mar 2, 2013
  • Sinai and the Emergence of Metrosexual Man. Inshallah!Sinai, known as Sin to the ancient Egyptians was a place feared as the home of desert tribes, demons and bandits. Whilst the demons may be a thing of the past, what remains a constant in Sinai is the sun, Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Mar 1, 2013
  • LuxorTras el paseo por el Nilo, llegué con mis compañeros de travesía hasta Luxor, la ciudad más turística del país. Conocida durante el Antiguo Egipto con el nombre de Uaset o Tebas, fue la capital del imperio durante más de Posted by gacela in Gacela por el Mundo | Feb 28, 2013
  • Poaching Dahab Style!Moving abroad and starting your own business is a daunting prospect, particularly in post revolutionary Egypt and especially in Sinai with so much uncertainty concerning the position of ex pats and their properties. So, at the risk of sounding overly Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Feb 27, 2013
  • Dahab, Drones, Gordon Brown & MeYou'll have to stick with me on this one, but I promise I am making a point. I was up and about this morning about 7.30, chugged along the beach until I came to a place to eat some breakfast. In that Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Feb 27, 2013
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