posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 12:30 PM
reply to post by SaturnFX
I have to be fully honest with you,
Egypt is a culturally inspiring country.
It is not "censored" - I have pictures of me inside the Pyramids. Sure they say please dont take a photo when you go inside - but thats as far as
censorship will go.
The beauty of it is, you can walk around ,sit on and be in complete serene silence by yourself at the Pyramids and take in their breath-taking power.
If it were the UK or USA it would be fenced off with security, cameras and everything else surrounding it. Here there are no fences and also no
security issues - apart from if you apparently accept a Camel ride there from one of the local gypsie's its said they will take you off into the
Sahara and demand payment to get back (lol).
Its fairly corrupt - but in a good old fashioned sense. You can get a real cab journey and bribe your way for different things.
Its a fantastic perspective on Islamic, Middle-East and Arabic culture and a real must see. Kid friendly , family friendly, the weather is lovely (if
you like heat, I mean, its HOT there) and the well-presented cuisine on the Naama Bay stretch is lovely.
I would also go as far to say Egypt is safe.
On India, my elder brother has travelled all over India and also came back with some breath taking stories.
I'd say for a family holiday, for a widening-experience and for something which is geared up precisely for your needs that you go to Egypt.
Its culturally stored and real and I have some fond, fond memories.
edit on 27-11-2010 by glowsticks because: (no reason given)