Author Archives: aidan

Istanbul

Flying out off Amman on Turkish Airlines , what a difference , Bliss ! European airline of the year . We had experienced two of the most scariest flights due to turbulence on Eygpt Air , into Cairo and Amman … Continue reading

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Overview of Amman and Jordan

Area to stay, definitely the old city center , value for money for accommodation and you get to experience the local cuisine at local prices . The new 5th circle area has all the attractions of a modern city , … Continue reading

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Petra

Traveling to Petra reminded me a little to visiting Taroko Gorge in Taiwan . We had chosen a very cold day , and the mountain roads were closed as recently as last Sunday and Monday from snowfall . The mountain … Continue reading

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Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

After haggling our taxi driver a reasonable price to take us to the Pyramids . This is a pastime in Eygpt! We set off at 8 am in order to avoid noon rush ( not that there was any ) … Continue reading

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Koshary Abou Tarek

This is a must visit if ever in Cairo ….just behind the National Museum. Last nite We had diner at ,Koshary Abou Tarek , most of you know of anthony Bourdain and his travel show , this was one off … Continue reading

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Cairo

Salam alaikom , from Tahir Square in Cairo , its seems to be quiet this morning on the streets . I reckon they have either arrested quite a few of the ring leaders or they are taking a rest for … Continue reading

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Birthday Hangover

Well , yesterday was a long day , cheap Charlie’s ran out of beer , not possible ! Great craic though , ended up Thai food at the local back packer restaurant and ending up late night , via sportsmans … Continue reading

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