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Islamic Cairo History Tour
"Meet your guide at Al-Azhar Park Aslam Al-Silahdar mosque Saint Fatima mosque the Al-Tunbugha al-Maridani mosque and the Al-mihmandar mosque. Continue with Qijmas al-Isaaqi mosque Bab Zweila gate and Al-Salih Talaei mosque.Following with Farag ibn Barquq's Madrasa and Sabil-Kuttab The tent-makers' covered market Al-kurdi mosque
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Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria Port
Enjoy an overnight trip from Alexandria to Cairo and experience the best of Egypt. This is a shore excursion and you can be sure you will be returned to your ship 2 hours before departure."""Overnight trip to Cairo starts and ends from Alexandria Port visiting Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Sakkara Egyptian Museum and Felucca Ride on the Nile for an hour."
From $250.00
 
Day tour Visiting the Highlights of Alexandria: The Catacombs Alexandria library Roman Theater
"At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Alexandria by your expert licensed tour guide then start your full day tour visiting the best sites in Alexandria. Start with New library the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books visit the site of the ancient lighthouse; one of the seven wonders of ancient world and end before lunch visiting the Palaces of Farouk.Then stop for lunch in best sea view restaurant in Alexandria. A full meal per person is included beverages are additional cost. After lunch visit Pompys Pillar the remains of ancient library of Alexandria the Roman Amphitheatre
From $82.00

More Local Customs in Africa

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Mint tea

Probably the most popular drink in Morocco and all norther Africa. It was introduced in the 19th century by the british (who else?). Here they use the Green Tea (Gunpowder) with mint leaves and...
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Languages

There are many languages and dialects spoken all through Africa, but what matters to travelers is "what language could I use in each country"? In the link below you will find a detailed list, but...
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Bargaining

Bargaining is a typical African activity.Keep in mind that most pieces aren’t fixed and you can start.The first time it feels wrong, but when you don’t do it they laugh with you.After a while you’ll...
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Drinking Tea

Drinking tea is a national sport in many parts of Africa.The change exist somebody will invite you for a glass of tea.It's a social event and a kind of small ceremony, so you'll have to take your time...
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Mosques

Mosques are Morocco has the special style, with the cubic structure, and not silinder like in the Middle East, though it is less artistic in my eyes, but it is beautiful to have the typical local...
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Churches

Churches are in the same special style in Morocco, with the cubic structure, it is fun to see that they have the same style, I saw one church in every Moroccan city, there are few Christians in...
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LOL How can I forget!

I came to Africa thanks to my profession, as we all Doctors that passes their specialization in France had decided to pass the last 10 days of the lessons, lectures and practice in Morocco, that was...
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Exchanging addresses

When you’re an independent traveller or when you go on an organized tour.Many Africans wanna exchange addresses.So a small notebook is always handy and when you’re back at home you’ll always receive...
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Check this one made by me!

As in every page I make on VT There is a picture I am always proud of taking it!Here this one with the cool strong African colored carpets and the Old Moroccan Uncle walking with his stickI think it...
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The Masai people

The Masai are members of the Nilotic tribal group and they live in Kenya and Tanaznia. The Masai are a well known colorful people who are mainly cattle and goat herders. They like to adorn themselves...
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Making charcoal

Charcoal is a formless mass of carbon and can be made from most tree types. It is one of the oldest of man-made fuels and has been prepared under the ground. They chop a tree, saw it in large pieces,...
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Pygmies

There are many different 'Pygmy' tribes: Baka, Bambuti, Batwa, Bayaka and Bagyeli. They live scattered over a huge area in central African frorests: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Congo...
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Water transport

In many places of the African continent water is still transported manually or should I say head(ly)? In rural areas water supply is the day job for women and children, the fill their jugs or buckets...
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Local toys

Many African kids don’t have the luxury to afford toys as they do over here, but the elder people are inventive and they prepare there own. Maybe next time you should bring some cars or dolls along....
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Popular Cities in Africa

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Cairo

Muhafazat al Qahirah
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Marrakesh

Wilaya de Marrakech
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Cape Town

Province of the Western Cape
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Johannesburg

Gauteng
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Sharm El Sheikh

Muhafazat Janub Sina'
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Alexandria

Muhafazat al Iskandariyah
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Top Hotels in Africa

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R704, Route Gorges Du Dades, 45452
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1089 Corniche El Nile, PO Box 63, Cairo, 11519, Egypt
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66 derb jdid, Marrakech, 40040, Morocco
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West Quay Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa
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P.O.Box 13 | New Karnak, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Belle Mare, Mauritius
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Top Things to Do in Africa

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Khan el Khalili

Best tip for here would be to walk like an Egyptian. Walk, acknowledge hello's and welcome with a smile, say Shukran and KEEP walking. Don't initially express excitement through your eyes, they are...
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Djamaa El Fna - Square

Sooner or later it seems, all paths in Marrakech lead to the Djemaa el Fna. The name (sometimes spelled “Djamaa el Fna” or “Jamaa el Fna”) means “Assembly of the Dead” in Arabic but a visit here...
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Table Mountain

Hi, Any one who visits South Africa should not miss going to Cape town. In fact I wanted to visit Johannesburg & return home. One member in VT strongly adviced me to visit Cape Town and I thank...
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Lion Park

I first visited the Lion Park in 2010. I note that there has been one change since then and no doubt prompted by the fatal attack on an American tourist who had her car window open. They now put tapes...
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Ras Mohammed National Park

The national park is, officially, the best place to see the reefs, but... will it really be? Flocks of tourists interact each day with the reef, causing erosion and and damaging the natural balance....
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fort of Qaitbey

The citadel also known as fort Qaitbey is an impressive building, but what made it somehow magic for me was the fact that here the ancent lighthouse of Alexandria was located. The forth was built in...
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