Tag Archives: Cairo

Midnight Train to Luxor

“You’re taking an overnight train in Africa?” This was the incredulous response I got from Shelley, a former co-worker and Zimbabwean, when she learned of our travel plans for Cairo to Luxor. “I’m sure it’ll be fine,” I answered.  And it was.  I can’t say it was an easy or familiar process, but in the […]

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Walked Like an Egyptian

Wasn’t travelling with my laptop this time, so I’m considerably behind on the updates…let’s go back to Cairo, February 20th. After haggling at the front desk of the Concorde Hotel, we were led to a taxi driver who agreed to drive us to the Pyramids for about 75 Egyptian pounds (less than 10 English pounds). […]

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