Cairo January 12th 2006 We have been a week in Cairo and will be taking a 12hour train to Aswan tonight. Cairo is a bustling place and Downtown Cairo where we have been staying is particularly busy - like pre-Christmas week on Oxford St all over again, but this is 24/7! And the traffic...sheesh, complete madness.
No one stops at traffic lights and the weirder thing is nobody switches on their headlights in the evening ... 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
After 4 years and 6 months in London we finally decided to return to NZ - the long way. We will be travelling from Egypt to China overland taking in 12 countries. This is where the journey begins...... full info