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Snapshot: Cairo, Egypt

Snapshot: Cairo, Egypt

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Cairo. What are one’s first impressions of Cairo? Not the romantic pearl of Arabia I envisioned. The place is a shit-hole. The locals seem friendly, but that’s only because they want to scam you. Egyptian men are the […]

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How to get a private pyramid tour

How to get a private pyramid tour

Step 1: Arrive after closing time, but before the sun sets. Step 2: Walk around the parameter eastwards and wonder into the backstreets surrounding the security fence. There’s a KFC nearby, but that can wait. Get talking to the locals about getting in through the “back” entrance. Step 3: You will introduced to a guide; […]

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