Synopses & Reviews
Get lost in the winding, chaotic streets of Cairo, haggle for the best deal at the worlds oldest open-air market, marvel at the majestic Pyramids or simply kick back and relax on a felucca cruise down the mighty Nile. Footprintfocus Cairo and Nile Delta will help you get to grips with this fascinating destination while you soak up the citys contagious energy. This concise guide is the perfect companion for anyone wishing to combine a trip exploring this beguiling city with an adventure along the Nile.
· Includes Essentials section with indispensable information on getting around
· Features the citys restaurants and cafes as well as the traditional sights
· Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat
· Detailed street maps will help you find your way around
· Slim enough to fit in your pocket
Concise and yet packed with practical and detailed advice on how to get around this chaotic and cosmopolitan city, this Footprintfocus guide will help you make the most of your trip without weighing you down.
The content of the Footprintfocus Cairo and Nile Delta guide has been extracted from Footprints Egypt Handbook.
Brimming with information on the worlds oldest tourist destination, Footprintfocus Cairo and Nile Delta will take you from the maze of winding streets and colossal pyramids to the desolate remains of pharaonic cities and fertile flatlands of the Delta.
Footprint Focus travel guides are specially designed for the needs of todays travelers. Egypt: Cairo & Nile Delta provides you with all the information you need and none of the stuff that you dont.
· Insightful, in-depth and up-to-date information on this fascination region of Egypt
· Extensive listings and expert advice on where to stay, where to eat and what to do
About the Author
Born in England, Vanessa Betts has lived and worked overseas for much of the last 14 years, more than 3 of which have been spent in Egypt. She first arrived as an English teacher in 2000 and intended to stay for 3 months, but it turned out that Cairo needed rather longer than that. Subsequent jobs as a writer and editor for international publications and websites have been interspersed with travels in Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia.
Table of Contents
1)Central Cairo 2) Islamic Cairo 3) Old Cairo and Roda Island 4) Zamalek and Gezira 5) The west bank 6) Pyramids of Giza 7) Excursions around Cairo 8) Saqqara 9) South Saqqara 10) The Pyramids of Abu Sir 11) Dahshur 12) Memphis 13) El-Fayoum 14) Excursions from El-Fayoum 15) Wadi Natrun 16) Nile Delta - Western Delta, Eastern Delta .