Egypt July 18th 2009 Egypt - June 18, 25 2009
I arrived on Egypt Air on June 17th and I will not go into details of how bad the flight was. All I got to say is DO NOT fly Egypt Air. The flight was already bad, and things got worst when my luggage did not show up. After filling a report with the help of the Contiki transfer rep, we headed to the hotel. The drive to the Oasis Hotel was at least 1hour long. I gotta s ... 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
Adventure is a path. Real adventure - self-determined, self-motivated, often risky - forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world.
The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it.
I think traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance, plans never go the way you planned it, you have all the time in the world.
Nothing is yours except the essential things - air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky - all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.
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