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Day 423: Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel temples are two big rock temples in Egypt next to the border with Sudan! Visiting them was a WOW moment of my journey to Egypt. They are massive from outside and georgeous from inside. I felt myself like […]

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Day 422: Road to Abu Simbel

Today i have left Cairo and next goal is Abu Simbel, which happened to be relatively remote place. To get there i have to get to Aswan, which is also classical tourism destination in Egypt and then 180km drive through […]

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Day 421 part 2: Giza piramids

After exploring Islamic part of Cairo i took a taxi and went to the obligatory Piramids of Giza. Once the tallest manmade structure in the world and the only original World Wonder that is still exist. It’s hard to find […]

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Day 421 part 1: Islamic Cairo

Today i have a big day exploring 2 UNESCO Heritage Sites in Cairo. Historical part of Old Islamic Cairo is inscribed as a heritage site. I came here couple hours without any particular plan. This part of the city is […]

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Day 420: Cairo

I got no idea what to expect from Cairo and it literally blow my mind. It is so exotic and chaotic here, so much going on around and such a huge change of scenery compared to my previous places. I […]

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Day 419: Hello, Egypt!

I’m so so excited finally to made it here! This perfect view to the legendary Nile river from the balcony of legendary Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza was one of the first things i saw in Egypt! Time […]

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Day 418: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is not the same as Dubai. I would say, it’s more practical and business oriented. And, of course, extremely wealthy. Mostly people come here for business and it’s hard to see many tourists on the streets. But little […]

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Day 417: Dubai

Time to start new lag of my journey and explore Middle East! My long-haul flight brought me to Dubai as a starting point of this trip. I arrived late after midnight and decided simply to spend the rest of the […]

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Day 416: Brunei

I can’t believe, but i’m here! I never thought i would made it to Brunei as i need a visa to enter! But i have found that if i have a transit flight by Royal Brunei (only it) i can […]

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Day 414 & 415: Moving next

After few days in Maldives it’s time to move next! Next weeks i will have several really tricky “pro” connections. The reason is that i try to utilise different opportunities of connection flights to get the most of it and […]

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