The Pyramids of Egypt

We took the day trip to Cairo from Sharm el Sheik by plane. There has unrest there well covered by the media but we were on a guided tour so I felt pretty safe.

Even one incident can affect the number of visitor numbers to a country. Despite its archaeological riches, Egypt is a poor country and relies heavily on its tourism trade. I had always wanted to see the great pyramid of Giza, the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world still standing.

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Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. It’s known for its sheltered sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs. Naama Bay, with a palm tree-lined promenade, is filled with bars and restaurants.

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