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Misadventure Monday: Katie from “Katie Going Global”

Katie from "Katie going Global"

This post is part of a L’appel Du Vide feature, Misadventure Mondays. In each segment, I’ll ask one of my favorite travel bloggers to share one of their Travel Misadventures. This Monday, Katie from Katie Going Global shares with us her story of getting scammed in Cairo, Egypt. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip: I am a thirty-something former attorney from Chicago who quit her job in university alumni relations & development to spend a year traveling and volunteering. My focus is on the 15 countries of the former Soviet Union – so far, I have run a … Read More

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Egypt’s Other Pyramids and the Evolution of the ‘Modern’ Pyramid

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 Most people have heard of Egypt’s Pyramids – However, when most people think of egyptian pyramids, they think of the Great Pyramids of Giza. These three giant monuments have stood as symbol of Egypt for as long as people have been traveling and they have attracted thousands upond thousands of tourists to the outskirts of Cairo for a camel ride through the small desert.  However, aside from these wonders of the world, there are actually about 130 OTHER  pyramids that have been discovered in Egypt – many of which predate the famous threesome. The most famous of these other Pyramids is the … Read More

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Today’s Photo: The Nile in Cairo

The Nile in Cairo
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Great Pyramids: Cairo, Egypt

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Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt

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