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Trip: Exploring Egypt

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Photos: Aswan & Elephantine Island

EGYPT | Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

Climbing sand-dunes & exploring a Nubian island
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Elephantine Island

EGYPT | Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Views [413]

After breakfast on the train we arrived in Aswan and headed to the Nile Hotel, which as the name suggested, looked out over the Nile. We stopped for a quick meeting in the restaurant, where a massive group of tourists all sporting matching ... Read more >

Tags: elephantine island, nilometers, nubian home

Photos: Camels, pyramids & ancient history

EGYPT | Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

Our first couple of days in Egypt riding camels, visiting the pyramids & touring the museum
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Camels, pyramids & culture

EGYPT | Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | Views [1458]

We had a big day ahead of us so after an early breakfast we headed over to Giza with our local guide, Dina, to check out the famous pyramids and Sphinx. It was surreal to see the Great Pyramid looming out of the haze over the buildings ... Read more >

Tags: cairo museum, camel, pyramid, sphinx, train

Meeting the group

EGYPT | Sunday, 20 Jun 2010 | Views [391]

As we were only meeting up in the evening, I had the option of hiring a driver for the day to see a few of the sights in Cairo, but after a manic week at work and very little sleep on Friday night I decided to take it easy that day. I would have ... Read more >

Late arrival

EGYPT | Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Views [455]

After three months of slaving away in the UK it was time for my first real holiday (one asting more than three days this time). My bags were packed, I’d bribed a nurse into dropping me off at the bus station and I was off…to EGYPT! As most of ... Read more >

Tags: airport, cairo, egypt, hotel pharaoh

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