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Gallery: Dahab, Egypt

Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Mt. Sinai Egypt, Aqaba Jordan

Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Dahab, Egypt

Saturday, 25 Oct 2008 | Views [894] | Comments [2]

I've been in Dahab I think a week now.  This is one of the places that you get here as a backpacker passing through, and then stay forever.  I got here via bus from Luxor.  It was an 18 hour bus ride overnight.  They played Arabic movies, which mostly ... Read more >

Tags: beach, dahab, diving, egypt, gonna be an expat, scuba, sinai

Gallery: Luxor (Thebes), Egypt

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Luxor (Thebes), Egypt

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Views [707]

Luxor has the Valley of the Kings and Queens on it's West bank, The Luxor Temple, and Temple of Karnak on it's East.  The Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens was alright, it was packed full of tourists.  Luxor temple was nice.  The Temple of ... Read more >

Tags: dumb tourists, egypt, karnak, luxor, thebes

Aswan, Egypt

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [532]

So I decided to take the "famous deluxe overnight sleeper" from Cairo to Aswan, Egypt. Supposed to be a 9 hour ride turned into 15 hours on the train. Can't say much for punctuality in this country. I'm not complaining though, it was an interesting ... Read more >

Tags: abu simbel, aswan, convoy, egypt, felucca, tactical nightmare

Gallery: Cairo, Egypt

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Cairo, Egypt

Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | Views [609]

I really can't articulate my experiences in Cairo, so this story is just going to be subjective. I got to Cairo, me and a guy at the hostel hired a car and driver to take us to Giza, Saqqara, and Memphis. We hired a guide to take us through the sights ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, egypt, egyptian stuff, other stuff

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