Mohammed says Go Go Go December 19th 2009 We had received plenty of warnings about Cairo - most of which contained the words “cess pit, complete hole, get in and get out as soon as possible” so we set our expectations of the city pretty low and ended up being almost pleasantly surprised!
Our budget hotel in Islamic Cairo gave us a pretty good taste of the non-touristy part of the city and the owner did do a good job o ... 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
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info