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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 18 – Cairo to Aswan, Egypt

Monday 8 June 2009 Highlights: Giza Pyramids, Visiting Papyrus and Perfume Outlets, Overnight Train We started with a 7 am wake up call, 7.30 am breakfast, a welcome to Amy and off we headed at 8 am to the Giza … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 17 – Cairo, Egypt

Sunday 7 June 2009 Highlights: Sakkah  Pyramids, Papyrus Museum Today I managed to get to breakfast having not eaten breakfast yesterday after the feast from the multiple plane/lounge visits).  I went for a walk and then broke all my travel … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Days 15-16 – London to Cairo, Egypt

Friday 5 June 2009 and Saturday 6 June 2009 Highlights: Empty seat on flight to Cairo After having a second shower at the Heathrow London Airport (in Terminal 5 B) I happily boarded my British Airway flight to Cairo, Egypt … Continue reading

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