Le Meridien Cairo Airport — WOW!

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    I spent 30 hours in Egypt earlier in the week, and it was eye opening. My friend Tiffany and I had layovers that overlapped by a few hours, so we hired a guide to and went to the pyramids, which was amazing. But what I took away from Egypt more than anything is just how dire the situation is. It's surreal to go somewhere as iconic as the Pyramids of Giza and more or less have them to yourselves. Heck, they're so deserted that even half of the vendors don't bother showing up anymore. The degree to which the revolution destroyed Egypt's tourism industry is indescribable. Not only did I feel safe everywhere I went, but I also found everyone I interacted with to be over the top friendly. I think they kind of realize the situation they're collectively in, and are trying to do everything they can to paint a positive image. The post Le Meridien Cairo Airport — WOW! appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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