By the time I got to Dahab, I was exhausted. Tired, dusty and cold. I partnered with Roomorama and stayed at the Dahab Plaza Hotel for a week to catch up with my writing and to relax before my whirlwind press trip to Jordan. The weather in Egypt so far had been pleasantly cool during the days [...]
Friday Snapshot: Luxor, Egypt As Jaime from Breakaway Backpacker and I relaxed in Luxor, I took this shot from the roof of our hostel one night. The nights in Luxor were cold and breezy, but with views like this, all wrapped up on the roof with some hot tea I didn’t mind so much.
Friday Snapshot: Cairo, Egypt While walking around in Tahrir Square, I came upon this street vendor selling an ingenious item: Sweet Potato. I’ve seen street vendors sell many things but this has to be one of the healthiest treats I’ve found on the street. The sweet potatoes were being cooked on a portable, wooden stove [...]
I spent my last week in Egypt in complete relaxation mode thanks to the kind folks over at Roomorama who set me up at a sea side hotel in Dahab. Click here to check out this property on the Roomorama site. Egypt is chaotic-noisy, bustling, fast paced, and frantic. I had enjoyed the 2 weeks [...]
I recently visited the great pyramids of Giza. I was not as impressed or as ‘awed’ as I thought I would be. Maybe I’m just a bigger fan of hieroglyphic locations. Or maybe I’m just a pyramid snob. I visited the Giza pyramids with Jaime from BreakawayBackpacker and his excitement rubbed off on me a bit. [...]