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felucca better than Nile Cruise Aswan-Luxor
This is the Question:
Are there more/better things to do in Aswan or Luxor (Egypt)?
I'm planning an Egypt trip and trying to get an idea of how long to spend in each area. Thanks!
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English Arabic Egyptian Foods Dictionary
Below you will see English Arabic Egyptian Foods Dictionary, lots of foods in Egyptian Restaurant: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:1883 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:47:45 +0300
Almond Oil زيت ال ...
rabic Numbers in Egyptian Accent:
ok there are the numbers: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:961 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:46:24 +0300
Arabic Numbers in Egyptian Accent:
1 - wahed
2- et neen
3- ta lata
4- ar baa
5- kham sa
7- sab aa<...
Basic prices of drinks, food etc.?
Coca Cola or pepsi can 350 ml = 2.25 L.E By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:712 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:45:42 +0300
Coca Cola or pepsi 1 liter = 3.5 L.E
Coca Cola or pepsi 2 liter = 5.5 L.E
Chipsy (Potato chips) large = 3 L.E
Chocolate Mars or ...
Muslims and simple Egyptians true lives...
Question: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:695 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:44:24 +0300
What is the place to see Muslims and the true simple Egyptians doing their simple habits and pray in Mosques?
The best place to go...
You will find everything Expensive in the Nile Cruise Boats!
Do not buy anything from Nile Cruise Boats, because every thing in the boat is very expensive, For Example the bottle of water price between 10 and 20 LE inside the boat, you will find it 2.5 LE on... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:736 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:43:11 +0300
Do not deal with Caleche (CARRIAGE) Men in Edfu!
HI guys.. By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:693 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:41:08 +0300
when I go to Edfu on cruise or felucca, I say for my group:
THE TEMPLE IS 2 KM DISTANCE FROM HERE, WE WILL TAKE A CARRIAGE, THE RULE NUMBER ONE HERE IN EDFU... DO NO...
The kinds of travel agents in Egypt
The kinds of travel agents in Egypt By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:1247 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:40:25 +0300
there are four kinds of making tours in Egypt
1-the most expensive way is by a tour company in your country
Can I leave Egypt with an expired tourist visa?
Question: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:741 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:39:42 +0300
Can i leave Egypt with an expired tourist visa?
My tourist visa expired (long story), and I want to get out of here! Does anyone know how much I'll have to pay? Or if I can ...
The difference between Luxor and Aswan..
What is the difference between Aswan and Luxor, and what the best places to visit in the two cities?
The difference is:
By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:746 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:36:19 +0300
Weekend holidays in Egypt
Weekend holidays in Egypt are: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:770 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:35:40 +0300
Friday : is a fixed weekend holiday for all Egyptians
Saturday: a weekend holiday but not for all organizations ...
In Europe, Saturday i...
The most kind people in Egypt
Aswan then Luxor people are the most kind people in Egypt (tourists said that)... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:763 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:33:36 +0300
Question: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:752 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:32:46 +0300
I am planning to go to egypt for a holiday with my partner, is it safe?
Egypt are so supportive to tourists and have special ...
Average temperature in Egypt by F and C degrees
Average temperature in Egypt: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:651 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:32:02 +0300
From Nov to Feb winter:
at day from 20'C to 30'C ----68'F to 86'F
at night from 15'C to 23'C ----59'F to 73.4'F
The most wedding festivals in Upper Egypt take 3 nights, educated grooms wear a suit and the others wears Jallabia (Upper Egypt uniform). By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:723 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:31:25 +0300
in the last night of the festival the bride ...
Kissing Guys in Egypt!
When you see Egyptian Guys kissing the cheeks or embracing (hug) in streets or anywhere, do not be surprised they are not gays hahahah.... that is a normal greeting here in Egypt between friends...... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:803 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:30:52 +0300
Sun Bread in Upper Egypt!
The Summary: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:2330 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:28:35 +0300
You know that I'm from Aswan, and Aswan it is a city in Upper Egypt, every day I eat unusual healthy bread, its name Sun Bread or Shamsi (Arabic word for Sun) bread, this kind o...
All about Egypt Visa
Most travelers obtain their Visa upon entry to Egypt, and need not use the forms below to obtain a visa. Visa applications are normally passed out by airlines prior to landing at an Egyptian airpor... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:976 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:27:58 +0300
Visitors are required to possess a passport valid for 6 months from the date of travel. Entry visas are also required from most countries. A tourist visa is valid for a period of 4 weeks and may be... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:729 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:24:49 +0300
75% of Egyptians do not drink alcohol...
The most of the Egyptians do not drink alcohol, and in the same time they do not help you to buy it or get it...if you ask them about the shop selling beer or wine or any alcohols they will refuse ... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:631 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:22:04 +0300
The most beautiful temple in Egypt
I asked lots of tourists about that most beautiful temple all over Egypt, 95% said Abu Simbel Temple.... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:635 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:20:27 +0300
yes from my opinion it is the most amazing temple I have visited, a wonderful...
Advantages and Disadvantages of being with a tour guide..
Those tour guides have a negative and positive to them. The good thing about them is that you will have someone to take you around the city. Cairo is a huge city and is easy to get lost. But it is ... By:mahmoud Replies:1 Visits:9722 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 14:45:08 +0300
how much is the accepted amount to tip?
The Question: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:625 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 14:41:39 +0300
how much is the accepted amount to tip
Below you find amounts for suggested tipping while in Egypt if yo...
What is it about Egypt
So many people travel to Egypt for many reason for the first time and so many seem to get additicted to it and return many times. When you read other forums you can see it is a wide cross section o... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:717 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 14:39:47 +0300
I thought it might be interesting to discuss some Egyptian Traditions, that are quite different from European/International ones. By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:720 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 14:38:28 +0300
I will start this off with a cup of Tea.
In England y...
Bottled Water in Egypt
Bottled water is available everywhere. The local brands (most common being Baraka, Siwa, Hayat) are just as good as expensive imported options which are also available: Nestle Pure Life, Evian, Das... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:792 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:52:03 +0300
Pickpocketing And Crime In Egypt (Harami!)
Pickpocketing is a problem in Egypt's bigger cities, particularly Cairo. Many locals opt not to carry wallets at all, instead keeping their money in a clip in their pocket, and tourists would be wi... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:674 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:51:31 +0300
Contact, mobile and different communications in Egypt..
Egypt has a reasonably modern telephone service including three GSM mobile service providers. The three mobile phone providers are Mobinil, Vodafone and Etisalat. Principal centers are located at A... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:598 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:50:58 +0300
Contact Embassies In Egypt..
* American  - 8 Kamal El Din Salah St., Garden City, Cairo, Egypt. Tel: +20 2 797-3300, firstname.lastname@example.org By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:863 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:50:19 +0300
* Australian  - World Trade Centre (11th Floor), Corniche El Nil, Boul...
Respect Egyptian Customs And Tips Culture
Keep in mind that most Egyptian workers expect tips after performing a service, known as Baksheesh. This can be expected for something as little as pressing the button in the elevator. Many workers... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:610 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:49:12 +0300
Laundry In Egypt..
There are a number of options for washing clothes whilst travelling in Egypt:
By far the easiest, most practical - and not at all expensive - is to arrange for your hotel to... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:810 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:47:46 +0300
Local dishes and fruits
Classic Egyptian dishes: The dish Ful Medames is one of the most common egyptian dishes; consists of fava beans (ful) slow-cooked in a copper pot (other types of metal pots don't produce the right ... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:689 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:46:43 +0300
Egyptians are generally a conservative people and most are religious (roughly 90% Muslim and 10% Christian) and dress very conservatively. Although they accommodate foreigners being dressed a lot m... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:715 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:44:26 +0300
Alcoholic drinks and Restrictions on it
Alcoholic drinks By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:618 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:43:54 +0300
Egypt is a predominately Muslim nation and alcoholic drinks are forbidden (haram) for strictly observant Muslims. That said, Egyptians tend to adopt a relaxed and pr...
Brief introduction about Arabic
The official language of Egypt is the Egyptian dialect of Modern Arabic. Egyptian Arabic differs in that the letter jim is pronounced g instead of j. All Egyptians learn standard Arabic in school, ... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:680 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:43:20 +0300
Juices can be widely found in Egypt - kasab(sugar cane); erk soos (licorice); sobiia (white juice); tamr and some fresh fruit juices(almost found at same shop which offer all these kind of juices e... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:816 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:42:05 +0300
We love Ramadan :)
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the most important month in the Islamic Calendar for Muslims, the majority religion in Egypt. Commemorating the time when God revealed the Qur... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:694 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:41:11 +0300
I warn you of going to Egypt by who called "Khartya" or "tourim fuckers", that who give you a very low prices, lower than cost, and after that cheating on you by saying give us ... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:785 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:40:23 +0300
Fluids and Tap Water
Ensure that you drink plenty of water: Egypt has an extremely dry climate most of the year - a fact aggravated by high temperatures in the summer end of the year - and countless trav... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:942 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:37:46 +0300
Avoid peddlers by saying SHOKRAN!
Shokran is the secret word to avoid the peddlers who are trying to annoy you in the streets, you can say it to the sellers trying to pull you to theirs shops to, it is the most polite and intellige... By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:682 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:36:47 +0300
Please do not use Taxi in Egypt!
Hello By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:649 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:36:02 +0300
My following tip may be make lots of people do not agree with me, but it is from experience, a situation happened made me tell you about that...
The situation is:
Tips to avoid sunburn and heat stroke
At this time of year it is very hot indeed and people need to be aware that it is easy to get burned or suffer heat stroke. By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:670 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:33:44 +0300
My tips to avoid either are as follows
1 Always use a good ...
Egyptian official holidays
Banks, shops and businesses close for the following Egyptian National Holidays (civil, secular), and public transport may run only limited services: By:mahmoud Replies:0 Visits:716 Posted at:Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:31:58 +0300
* 7th January (Eastern Orthodox C...