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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 …

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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 …

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