Tag Archives: Egypt

[Contest] Win a 5-Day Nile Cruise!

***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed and we have a winner! Congratulations to Degs!***Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt on an all expenses paid 5-day Nile River journey. Cruise down Egypt’s famous river as you learn and discover the mysteries behind this ancient civilization. Viator is giving away one pair of tickets for a 5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

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October 15, 2010 by | 100 Comments

Cairo, Fabulous Chaos

Chaos. Complete chaos. And yet with some kind of unspoken rule and unexpected courtesy. It’s the only way I can begin to describe driving around Cairo. There are no lane markings on the roads – why bother when nobody is likely to take any notice? It’s more like a mass of angled, battered dodgem cars, ducking and weaving; no indicators, only waving hands and tooting horns which have a language of their own: one toot, three toots, a long blast.

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December 29, 2008 by | 0 Comments

Welcome to Cairo: Ma’a salÄ?ma

It’s loud, it’s dirty, it’s chaotic – it’s Cairo and I love it! What the…?!? Expecting the worst but hoping for the best, our Cairo experience really began in the departure lounge for Singapore Airlines flight 492 at Changi Airport. As the announcement that boarding was about to commence boomed over the speakers, there was […]

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October 16, 2007 by | 1 Comment

Giza Pyramids & Sphinx – Tick Another Off the Travel Wishlist

As long as I can remember I have wanted to see the Pyramids and Egypt in general has always been on my top 3 wishlist. After months of anticipation I finally got to cross it off my list on the Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara. Our guide for the day, Akhmet (though he […]

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October 13, 2007 by | 2 Comments

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