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One Bus, Two Camels and a Marriage Proposal

EGYPT | Fri, 9 May 2014 | By lifeswanderlust | Views [1005]

I visited Egypt in the year prior to the Egyptian Revolution, or the the Lotus Revolution, that took place in 2011. Even then the tourist hotels had tall walls, security and wired fences. This was my first solo trip and I was anxious to see the pyramids ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, cairo, egypt, pyramids

Photos: Egypt: The White Desert: Let it Snow!

EGYPT | Tue, 31 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Photo Gallery

Expedition across a snow-covered Sahara
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Tags: africa, cairo, camping, desert, egypt, expedition, hiking, pyramids, trekking, white

Balkan Pyramids

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA | Fri, 29 Mar 2013 | By r8chel | Views [451]

Rain drizzled around, alleviating us of the heat and our own sweat. We had been trekking up and down Bosnia’s irregular skyline for almost an hour. In the distance a mass cemetery sprawled out at the foot of our destination; a mysteriously geometric ... Read more >

Tags: bosnian genocide, dr semir osmanagich, mostar, pyramid of the sun, pyramids, sarajevo, visoko

Photos: My Scholarship entry - My view of Giza

EGYPT | Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By mindlesswanderer | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

In 2010 I packed my bags, left my job and went backpacking around the world. The travel bug had bitten me hard many years ago and this time I was going to do what I always dreamed of. It was to experience new places, to eat, to explore and to meet new ... Read more >
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Tags: cairo, egypt, giza, pyramid, pyramids

Photos: Palenque

MEXICO | Thu, 28 Jul 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

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Tags: limestone, maya, mexico, monkeys, palace, palenque, pyramids, ruins, temple

The land of Pharaohs

ROMANIA | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By fiy3ro | Views [429]

2007 was my first year of official work – sure, I’ve worked in the summer as a lifeguard and front desk clerk in the States, but this was my first JOB – the one I studied for 6 years (and left me with almost an empty head) and the one where I can learn ... Read more >

Tags: budapest, egypt, pyramids, travel

The Pyramids by camel and horseback

EGYPT | Sat, 5 Jun 2010 | By cherylb | Views [981]

Cairo far exceeded our expectations. After reading many bad reports on Tripadvisor about taxi rip offs, theft from hotels, being hassled by purveyors of fine goods, I was a bit trepidatious... but we had an amazing experience! Our hotel room had ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, egypt, pyramids

First impressions ... Egypt

EGYPT | Mon, 25 Jan 2010 | By robertadiamond | Views [507]

With a belly full of koshary (a traditional made of of rice, macaroni, chickpeas, lentils and chilli) and a few days worth of Egyptian experiences I think it's time to start my travel journal for 2010. I must warn you that previous attempts at online ... Read more >

Tags: drinks, food, fruit, library, people, pyramids

Cairo, Egypt

EGYPT | Thu, 5 Nov 2009 | By bec-simon | Views [1101]

We flew into Cairo not really knowing what to expect from our tour, only knowing that it would be good to having someone else looking after us for a while so that we could relax and not have to worry about anything. True to their word, Muhammad (everyone ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, edfu, egypt, karnak, kom ombo, luxor, pyramids, sphinx

7439033 Yen for 5 days of water!!!

JAPAN | Fri, 8 May 2009 | By ladydowse | Views [745]

Me: Oh my god! How much do I owe? That’s ridiculous! How is anyone expected to pay that much for water? I don’t have that much! No way! Ahh shit, I’m gunna have to get money off the parents and I wanted to do this all alone and now I’m gunna ... Read more >

Tags: holidays, jesus, kakunodate, pizza hut, pyramids, statue of liberty

too much sheesha

EGYPT | Wed, 6 May 2009 | By houdyman | Views [871]

Hoped off the plane very early in the morning to a huge, honking, and hot city known as Cairo. Cairo is huge and we soon learned how huge as we took a taxi to our couchsurfing host's house in a southern part of the city just inside the boundary. ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, pigeon, pyramids

The pyramids and southern Egpyt

EGYPT | Wed, 5 Nov 2008 | By blackbs2 | Views [877] | Comments [2]

So sorry we've been out of touch. A lot has been happening in regions sparse of Internet. Quick rundown... Oct 27th: Saw the pyramids and the sphinx. I even got to go inside one of the them! Very impressive. I have some awesome pictures because our ... Read more >

Tags: aswan, camel rides, feluccas, luxor, pyramids

In search of the lost tomb of Tutankhelvis

EGYPT | Sun, 2 Dec 2001 | By stowaway | Views [5563] | Comments [8]

Meanwhile, back in Aswan, Batman prepares to escape from the clutches of the dreaded tourist police jokers by leaping onto the BatBoat... Well, perhaps it wasn't quite the Batboat, but we did sail a Felucca (small single-masted sailboat) down the ... Read more >

Tags: aswan, cairo, egypt, felucca, nile, on the road, pyramids, sphinx, tomb, tutankhelvis

We got ourselves a Convoy...

EGYPT | Mon, 19 Nov 2001 | By stowaway | Views [3878] | Comments [4]

Then it was off to Wadi Rum , a desert region of sand dunes and impressive vertical rock mountains made famous by the exploits of Lawrence of Arabia, who used it as a base during WW1, and also lived there for some time after the end of the war. It wasn’... Read more >

Tags: abu simbel, bedouin, bedouin, cairo, egypt, lawrence of arabia, on the road, pyramids, ramses, wadi rum


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