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Egypt (Lonely Planet Egypt)by Matthew Firestone
Synopses & Reviews
Find a Cairo coffeehouse to suit your own style; unwind, chat and inhale deeply over a sheesha
Forget hot springs: try a hot sand bath in the middle of the desert
Take belly-dancing lessons from the most famous teacher in Egypt
Relax in the soft light of early morning on a Nile cruise
In This Guide:
Five authors, 295 days of research, hundreds of touts and a week-long scuba course
Special chapter on cruising the Nile: choose from timeless feluccas and splendid dahabiyyas, the Rolls Royce of their era
Illustrated Pharaonic Egypt chapter by world-renowned Egyptologist Dr Joann Fletcher brings the ancient rulers to life
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Lonely Planet's bestselling guide to Egypt packs in treasures, including color chapters on cruising the Nile and diving the Red Sea.
From Cairo coffeehouses to desert sand baths to diving the Red Sea and cruises along the Nile, Lonely Planet's bestselling guide to Egypt also offers an illustrated Pharaonic Egypt chapter by world-renowned Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher.
No one knows Egypt like Lonely Planet. Our 10th edition will take you from the dusty streets of Cairo to the wondrous Pyramids of Giza and the temples of Luxor. To wash off the dust, go diving in the Red Sea before boarding a felucca for a breezy cruise along the Nile.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts to get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Diving chapter takes you beneath one of the Underwater Wonders of the World, the Red Sea
Ancient Egypt decoded by nenowned Egyptologist, Dr. Joann Fletcher
Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options
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