Tuesday, 10 September 2013

CAIRO: Visiting Egypt in crisis: The pyramids are quiet - Just In! | Travel News - MiamiHerald.com

CAIRO: Visiting Egypt in crisis: The pyramids are quiet - Just In! | Travel News - MiamiHerald.com: ..........it’s proved a boon for travelers willing to defy official warnings from the U.S. and other countries against coming to Egypt.

Hotel and restaurant prices have dropped, sometimes by half, as has the Egyptian pound, making the already affordable country even more so. Once at the sights, travelers find themselves usually alone with some of the world’s greatest treasures, be they gold death masks of pharaohs or the sublime centuries-old mosques soaring above old Cairo. Tourist sites have become forlorn, even serene – more befitting these dignified survivors of the millennia..................

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