Muhafazat Matruh Travel Guide

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    watching the sunset
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    view of the town at night
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    view during dusk from rooftop cafe
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  • Cigarrettes

    Siwa Shopping

    This isn't a shopping tip in Siwa but a shopping tip before heading to Siwa. If you're a smoker had a specific brand preference, buy enough supplies in Cairo or Alexandria or anywhere you're coming from where there's availability of foreign brands. Most or maybe all stores in Siwa central town don't sell cigarrettes, I found that out when I ran out...

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    If you ever want to leave this world - at least for a little while - then Adrere Adellal is the...

  • Photography

    Siwa Warnings and Dangers

    Siwa is a conservative town compared to most cities in Egypt. You can photograph the sights and most things but not the women and the female children. I know the restriction on women but not the children so when a group of female children probably 9m - 12 years olds going to school passed by infront of a photo subject, they all said "NO" in chorus....


Marsa Matruh

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  • Bus

    Marsa Matruh Transportation

    No matter where you are coming from, Cairo or Alexandria, you have to pass through Marsa Matruh. Direct buses from Alexandria stop here for 30-40 min. on the way to Siwa and 'refill' the seats. This is the nearest big town near Siwa.

  • Taxi Stories

    Marsa Matruh Transportation

    I am coming from Siwa and arrived here and found out that I am in shortage of 16 ELB to buy a ticket to Cairo. It happened perhaps dur to the high cost of desert safari I was ended up at paying. Since the local time 15,00 I was a little unsure if there would be any bank open. I tried to encash few dollars at a shopkeeper and asked if I can change...

  • Take Our Photo

    Marsa Matruh Local Customs

    When I am done with my changing dollars all I wanted to do to take a taxi back to the bus statuion as soon as possible not to miss the last bus to Cairo and also to leave this place. They asked me take our photo. I did showed them their smiling faces and walked off soon.


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