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Express to Alexandria

Journey to Alexandria Feeling smug about avoiding ground transport and taxis, we boarded the Metro for Mubarek and walked into Ramesses Station. King Hotel to platform in 35 mins, carrying light packs and handbags. Train itself took about 2hr 20mins … Continue reading

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Abdul drives his taxi

ARRIVING IN CAIRO Wed 4 Feb The Giza pyramids loomed up on our port side as we landed at Cairo airport joining a mass tourist haj that culminated when we finally reached the Giza site 4 days later. First experience … Continue reading

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EGYPTIAN TRAFFIC RULES

This may help you when driving in Egypt: Lane markings: there for decorative purposes only. Horns: your car is equipped with a horn, so use it constantly. Red light: You may stop, but only if you feel like it. Drive … Continue reading

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