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Destination: Egypt

Official Name: Arab Republic of Egypt Established: 3150 BC (Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt), 28 February 1922 (Independence from United Kingdom)    Population: 100,075,480 (2020 estimate) Religion: 85% Muslim, 10% Coptic Christians Language(s): Arabic Capital: Cairo Order of Visit: Thirtieth … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Leg 2 Egypt Summary

Facebook Photos 1, Photos 2 Now that the Egypt part of my journey is over I’ve been thinking about how good it was and what I learnt. This is the biggest culture shock place I’ve visited, which even though I … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 31 – Cairo, Egypt

Sunday 21 June 2009 Highlights: The weird Cairo International Airport A late check out at 2 pm, waiting for a taxi booked for 7 pm and then a flight (hopefully at 11.45 pm) to Madrid and onwards to Brussels to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 30 – Cairo, Egypt

Saturday 20 June 2009 Highlights: Mohammed Ali Mosque, Turkish Bazaar Today we started with a visit to the Citadel which houses the Mohammed Ali Mosque. Surprisingly this was my first and only visit to a mosque in Egypt but it … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 29 – Sinai Desert to Cairo, Egypt

Friday 19 June 2009 Highlights: Trekking up Mt Sinai, Mountain Ranges at Sunrise With views so spectacular it’s difficult to do them justice in words. We got a wakeup call at 1.00 am and were off to trek up Mt … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 28 – Dahab to Sinai Desert, Egypt

Thursday 18 June 2009 Highlights: Visiting St Catherine’s Monastery Today we travelled to the town St Catherine our base to visit St Catherine’s Monastery today, and climb Mt Sinai tomorrow.

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