U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Travel
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 04-24-2008, 11:53 PM
 
Location: southern california
55,659 posts, read 74,595,623 times
Reputation: 48159

Advertisements

dont get kidnapped.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-15-2008, 09:51 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,595 times
Reputation: 10
Default travel maker in egypt

hello sir ..
really nice to visit miidel east is many to enjoy there .. egypt say welcome for you to see egypt u need more time .. egypt is really nice country to spend wonderfull days . being happy to help you in your tour in egypt
reserve hotel , train ticket , transport , resort , with deffrtent class
mail me [email]ironcrossegy@hotmail.com[/email]
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2008, 10:12 AM
 
Location: McKeesport, PA
2,334 posts, read 7,008,671 times
Reputation: 1552
Quote:
Originally Posted by dullnboring View Post

I know about the passport issues as well if I intend to go to Lebanon or Syria in that I will not be permitted entry if I have an Israeli stamp on my passport. Any sort of advice or travel tales is greatly appreciated.
Israel is very accommodating in this aspect. If you tell ask them, they will stamp a removable paper insert (I believe) where you can remove it if you intend to travel to those countries. Or you can just carry two passports
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-17-2010, 09:39 AM
 
1 posts, read 945 times
Reputation: 11
O. K. - Here goes...
We spent 30 days on our own (no tours!) in Egypt last January. Absolute wall to wall excitment from 6:30 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. In Cairo, take the train (subway) from down town to the Gasa stop. Then take minibus to within 1/4 mile of the pyrmids. Ride camel if you must. In Cairo, the bazzar is a must - several hours. Visit Citidal on the hill top and get a view of Cairo. Visit the Egyptian Museum; take a break at the Hilton. Avoid the tourists. We were extremely lucky that we "latched onto" an Egyptian tour guide that got us into mosques that are closed to tourists. He also got us "Egyptian Prices" as opposed to tourist prices on every thing from trinkits to a dinner on a boat in the Nile. Taxis are cheap in Cairo. Get your price first! And don't be afraid to tip - but modestly. The egyptians are the friendliest in the world - and as retirees, we have traveled Austrailia, China, North America, Europe, etc. Leave your politics at home. Most everyone speaks English to some degree or other. Shopkeepers speak 5 or 6 languages. Oh, when you bargain in the shops, stick with ONE cirrency; many will try to confuse you switching from pounds, dollars, and euros. Keep a small calculator handy. We stayed in a businessmans hotel, handy to the train station for $18.00 U.S. dollars/per night with breakfast. Perfect for budget travelers. All in all they are wondefful people. We are going back in 3 months via Israel. Good lucl. It's the best place in the world to visit. Sorry about the spelling - just had to get this off.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-17-2010, 10:05 AM
 
32,063 posts, read 32,962,795 times
Reputation: 14945
I suggest that anyone traveling to the Dead Sea area should consider taking a scenic flight from the Bar Yehuda/Metzada airstrip for a bird's eye view of the famous Metzada fortress, the Dead Sea, the Judean Desert as well as the Jordan (which is on the other side of the Dead Sea). Not to be missed in the area are a dip in the Dead Sea itself, a visit to Metzada as well as a visit to the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve with its small waterfall and pool in the middle of the desert.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Travel
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top