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Photos: Sunrise at Mt Sinai

To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments you’d never forget in the longest time. The arduous hike that started at 2 in the morning and ended at the summit at 5, just before sunrise, was totally worth it – despite not being dressed for a

Scams and Annoyances in Egypt

Wherever I travel, scammers, touts, and annoyances are unavoidable, especially in touristy areas. Or maybe, I’m a tout/scammer magnet. 😀 They are part of the challenges of traveling. And believe it or not, I’ve fallen victim to some of these people because I’m too trusty, always believing in the positive side

Hostel Review – Egyptian Night Cairo Hostel

There is no doubt that Egyptian Night Cairo Hostel has the best location in the city if you want to stay downtown. My stay here was very comfortable and I can’t wait to be back here sometime in the future. Hostel Review – Egyptian Night Cairo Hostel BOOK EGYPTIAN NIGHT

Photos of People Climbing the Great Pyramids of Giza

Before going to Egypt, I thought climbing the Pyramids wasn’t allowed to do because they’re ancient and fragile and have to be protected at all costs. Boy, I was so wrong! Apparently, you can climb the Pyramid as high as you can—that is, if you can find your way to

Sphinx Guest House – Room with a view of the Pyramids

Location: The name speaks for itself: it is right in front of the famed Sphinx, guardian of the Pyramids. This is the best location you can find in Giza. It’s 20 steps to the ticket booth and entrance to the Pyramids. At night, when the Light and Sound Show is going

Light and Sound Show at the Pyramids

I watched the Light and Sound Show at the Pyramids from the rooftop of my guest house. It’s free, of course. But, if you’re staying somewhere with no view of the Pyramids, then, you’ve got to shell out $10 to see it at night. Related: Spectacular Sunset at the Pyramids

Sunset at the Pyramids of Egypt

After a delayed flight, I finally landed in chaotic Cairo at 3 in the afternoon. From there, someone helped me to get a visa on arrival and whisked me off to the guest house right in front of The Great Pyramids. It took us almost an hour drive from Cairo
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