Walk like an Egyptian October 16th 2010 We arrived in Cairo dazed and confused as our flight was late. We finally got to our first hotel at 5am. It wasn't the best of accommodations, as I don't think they have ever cleaned our room. We stayed for one night and moved to Dahab Hotel, which is a backpackers on the rooftop of an 8 story building. It had a cool atmosphere and we quickly made it our home base. We spent the first few days ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
I had originally planned on traveling to Africa for six months with my cousin. A few months into the trip, I realized that six months would not be long enough, and I would not be ready to go home. It was then that I decided to keep on going East, until I eventually find myself back in the states.
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