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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2015, 08:17:07 PM »
Cool, thanks for sharing

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2015, 08:17:31 PM »
Wow.  Really amazing.

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2015, 08:21:17 PM »
Great report thanks! Your an inspiration to us all
 (I liked the pic of you with the blurred out face, as I'm always curious to know how ppl dress when travelling in such country's)

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2015, 08:23:27 PM »
Great report thanks! Your an inspiration to us all
 (I liked the pic of you with the blurred out face, as I'm always curious to know how ppl dress when travelling in such country's)
Thanks. I didn't walk around with that head thing all day, I only borrowed it from the camel guy for the 30 minutes I was on the camel.

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #24 on: October 15, 2015, 08:30:44 PM »
Very well done!

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2015, 08:44:25 PM »
Fantastic!  Looks like a nice place to stopover for a day or two.

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #26 on: October 15, 2015, 09:33:53 PM »
Cool TR! Thanks for sharing!

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #27 on: October 15, 2015, 09:47:48 PM »
Love, love, love this TR! (Despite myself probably never visiting there.)

Some thoughts:
- So, that's how you dress during Bein Hazmanim? What are you some Modernish shmutz?
- Those pics are SICK! Wow, incredible.
- THAT'S the Nile! I totally never imagined it with bridges and buildings around it!
- Wow, a Shul still standing!?

Boy, D93, you've taught me so much.

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2015, 09:57:22 PM »
Awesome trip report!  Thanks especially for explaining how easy the visa is so people don't waste time or worry on it.  I went years ago and would like to take my kids when they are older as a nice side trip when we go to Israel.  For all you guys that are never gonna go, you are missing out but the British stole a ton of the best stuff out of the Pyramids so at least make sure to get to the British Museum in London because its actually better than the Egypt museum in Cairo! 😂😂

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #29 on: October 15, 2015, 10:08:32 PM »
Nice read. There are no direct flights to tel aviv from Cairo?

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #30 on: October 15, 2015, 10:31:33 PM »
After walking around the pyramids and climbing a little bit up the largest one, I took a camel ride for 30 minutes around the area.

Great TR! Thanks... Brought back good memories!!

 I see you only took the camel ride after the pyramid's...  How did you get to the pyramid's once you were dropped off? Did you walk?

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #31 on: October 15, 2015, 10:43:10 PM »
Thanks, nice trip report! Fat chance, but was there any Judaica in the Egypt Museum, e.g. stuff from the Cairo Geniza?
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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2015, 11:01:36 PM »
Nice read. There are no direct flights to tel aviv from Cairo?
Naaaa. Took the Jews 40 years because of that.
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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2015, 11:05:08 PM »
Great report, short and sweet (like mine!).

Regarding the haze, thanks for the tip. If I ever make it there I'll make sure to go before 10. I think the pyramids look awesome in your shots, the haze gives it that real "mirage in the desert" feel. Very mysterious.
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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2015, 11:25:08 PM »
Nice read. There are no direct flights to tel aviv from Cairo?
+1
What about air Sinai

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #35 on: October 15, 2015, 11:46:50 PM »
Naaaa. Took the Jews 40 years because of that.
No, that's cuz they were waiting for F to open up! ;D

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2015, 11:53:39 PM »
amazing thanx for the TR

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #37 on: October 15, 2015, 11:57:49 PM »
Great TR! Good to see someone else going, and (barely) having trouble with visa. We got a lot of pics inside egypt muesem using GoPro  :D
For the sake of asking, how was the interaction with locals (if you had any, you were a real in-n-out) did you get any opinions out of them? In sharm, we had them all give us the liberal, anti-terrorist stuff, which was good to hear...

Thanks for the trip report.
Can you say a few words about the pyramids? Is it a must see, happy you went for the experience, can't wait to go again, etc'
While they are an ancient wonder (no matter who built them...) you basically go and take pictures. Not really all that dif from other tourist traps


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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #38 on: October 16, 2015, 12:00:05 AM »
Thanks, nice trip report! Fat chance, but was there any Judaica in the Egypt Museum, e.g. stuff from the Cairo Geniza?
Not that I remember, but there really is a ton of stuff from inside those pyramids

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Re: D93's Trip to Egypt
« Reply #39 on: October 16, 2015, 12:00:08 AM »