Egypt

Is there any other country with so many budget backpacker gems to be found? Land in Cairo and witness one of the most ancient and hectic cities in the world hum with the same relentless energy that it has had for centuries. Stand in awe at the four thousand-year old great pyramids of Giza, truly wonders of our world. Head north to the untouched, Mediterranean beaches around Marsah Mutrah then take the bus to Siwa Oasis, a place that really is trapped in time. You’ll find it all here in Egypt! Read more below.

March, 30 – April, 1 / 2011 ….Continued. As budget backpackers, we should be used to eating light. Well, day two started with what appeared to be deep fried eggs, deep fried toast, and a side of oil. Each day the bread became more stale but Bernie explained how he liked the bread. “The bread’s…

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March, 25 – 30 / 2011 We arrived in Aswan late at night after a beautiful train journey along the Nile River. Budget backpackers may seem cheap by never flying anywhere, but they get to see the countryside that jet-setters simply miss out on. Aswan is a stunning city set on one of the most…

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March, 22 – 24 / 2011 After our trip backpacking through the incredible deserts near Bahariya, we continued on to yet another beautiful desert oasis called Dahkla, a budget backpacker’s haven. Boarding the bus in Bahariya we were looking forward to a relatively quick 6 hour bus ride over to Dahkla. But, as in most…

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