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  • Africawe wil depart from bangui at 8:25 am fly 6 hours and arrive around 1:30 pm in CMN Casablanca Mohamed V, then there will be an 8 hour layover time before we depart from there to Cairo which will be Posted by shane621 in my dream trip around the world | Jun 3, 2018
  • cairo 8i arrived in Cairo from my 5 hour and 40 minutes flight from Morocco, i checked in my hotel, The Sofitel, it cost me around $120 a night, it had a beautiful view onto the Nile river, the longest river Posted by karam1 in Travel tourism | Jun 3, 2018
  • DahabBy bus from Cairo. And by bus to Nuwaiba, then by ferry to Akaba and minibus to Petra. Posted by UliS in East Africa 2013 | May 19, 2018
  • CairoThrough the desert from Dachl Posted by UliS in East Africa 2013 | May 18, 2018
  • Luxor[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/large_IMG_ Posted by UliS in East Africa 2013 | May 18, 2018
  • Assuan[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/large_IMG_ Posted by UliS in East Africa 2013 | May 18, 2018
  • Exploring AlexandriaFort Qaitbey at the western end of the Corniche. After breakfast, I took the minivan public transport along the Corniche to the far end at the west. I got off near Fort Qaitbey w Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 29, 2014
  • In the capitalOne of many beautiful buildings in Cairo. There was no online availability for an earlier train to Cairo [Cairo-travel-guide-1231804] so I had booked for 1200 midday. I’m sure I Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 30, 2014
  • Third time lucky with the PyramidsIf you think the pyramids are in the middle of the desert, you're wrong. It's on the city fringe. At the pyramids This morning, I set out for the Great Pyramids at Giza [Giza-tr Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 31, 2014
  • Cairo's Necropolis & leavingCairo's Necropolis. My departure for for Hong Kong via Istanbul tonight is 2025 which would require a departure from town about 1630. Last night, I had negotiated a late checkout o Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Apr 1, 2014
  • Arriving in Egypt at Aswan Another sleepless night I rose in the wee hours of the night and wandered around. There were people sleeping everywhere, both inside on the floors, and on the open deck. I went to the restaurant. The atmosphere there, like the rest Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 18, 2014
  • Aswan's west bankWest bank of Aswan viewed from the city; the tall building is the Movenpick Hotel. I joined Erich and Ulla today to explore Aswan’s west bank. Our planned activities required a p Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 19, 2014
  • Daytrip to Abu SimbelDaytrip: Abu Simbel's temples bathed in the morning light. I woke at 0230 for a 0300 pickup for Abu Simbel. Before we left Aswan [Aswan-travel-guide-1232288], we went through a c Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 20, 2014
  • Starting my felucca journeyWith next to no tourists, many cruisers are idle. I had breakfast with Erich and Ulla. We were going our separate ways today; their Land Cruiser had arrived and will be ready for Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 21, 2014
  • Daraw's camel market and Kom Ombo templeMy felucca. We tied up around 0200 near Daraw. When I woke around 0700, I was offered a simple breakfast after which I took a tutuk to the camel market. This is a Sat/Sun event ( Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 22, 2014
  • Disembarking the feluccaMy hotel, the Nefertiti, is across the road from the Luxor Temple.I woke around 0700 again and was offered a slightly better breakfast today as Ahmad was onboard. Today I had an Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 23, 2014
  • Floating offStarting up the balloons. With nearly no tourists in Luxor [Luxor-travel-guide-1231895] the price of hot air balloon rides has plummeted. I managed to score a deal for EGP220 (NZD Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 24, 2014
  • Revisiting the West BankPerspex model of Valley of the Kings. West Bank Tour Today I did a tour of Luxor’s West Bank as part of a van arranged through Bob Marley Peace Hostel. Their price was EGP40 (NZ Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 25, 2014
  • To the Med I had spent all of yesterday in the hotel, mostly in bed. I needed time to clear my mind with things I haven’t taken care of for a while when on the road. So, it was fiing, sorting bills, and Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 27, 2014
  • The city they named after me ;-)Alexandria's Misr railway station. A man boards the train at one of the stops after midnight. He was unhappy to find that his seat was taken by someone else who wanted to be clos Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 28, 2014
  • Last stop in SudanMy hotel, the Al-Shamalia; sleeping area. Without breakfast, I took a tuktuk to Dongola’s station hoping to get a bus to Wadi Halfa. There were only minibuses and I didn’t fancy Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 16, 2014
  • Leaving Sudan from Wadi HalfaTransporting people and luggage to the port. Sleepless night There was plenty of snoring through the night, sharing a dorm with mature men. Cellphones kept going off too! It got Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 17, 2014
  • The monasterySt Katherine's monastery, where the biblical burning bush still lives on. Please note that links to external sites were correct when this blog was written. However, they may no l Posted by alexchan in 2004 Lebanon, Syria, Jordan & Egypt | Oct 28, 2004
  • Finally, a little luxuryThe Concorde Sharm El Sheikh. Flash hotel at amazing value by booking early. Unbeatable sea life just off the jetty ... no need to swim far to see all the colours of the rainbow u Posted by alexchan in 2004 Lebanon, Syria, Jordan & Egypt | Oct 29, 2004
  • Al-Qahirah (that's Cairo to most of you) Finally we face up to Cairo [Cairo-travel-guide-1231804] again, after 12 years of detesting the place. It has changed ... cleaner and greener. People are less obnoxious and the hassle or rip-off factor not quite as bad. The traffic is still Posted by alexchan in 2004 Lebanon, Syria, Jordan & Egypt | Oct 31, 2004
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