The Rough Guide to Egypt

The Rough Guide to Egypt

by Dan Richardson, Daniel Jacobs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409324263
Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Series: Rough Guide to...
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 1,161,229
File size: 35 MB
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About the Author

Before joining Rough Guides, Dan Richardson worked as a sailor on the Red Sea and lived in Peru. Since then, he has authored or coauthored guides to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Hungary, Budapest, Romania, Bulgaria, and Egypt; lectured at the Foreign Office; and been a volunteer aid worker in Albania. In 2009 he published his first novel, Gog-an End Time Mystery, an apocalyptic whodunnit set in near-future Egypt.

Daniel Jacobs is from London. He is coauthor of the Rough Guides to Tunisia and Morocco, and has also worked on Rough Guides to India, Mexico, Egypt, Kenya, and West Africa.

Table of Contents


Colour section     1
Introduction     06
Where to go     07
When to go     11
Things not to miss     13
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Health     34
Getting around     38
Accommodation     45
Food and drink     48
The media     52
Festivals     53
Sports and outdoor activities     56
Crime and personal safety     57
Culture and etiquette     59
Travelling with children     62
Travel essentials     63
Guide     77
Cairo and the Pyramids     79
The Nile Valley     275
The Western Desert Oases     469
Alexandria and the Mediterranean coast     567
The Delta     619
The Canal Zone     639
Sinai     661
The Red Sea coast and Eastern Desert     723
Contexts     761
The historical framework     763
Islam     785
Chronology     791
Music     796
Books     803
Language     817
Egyptian Arabic     819
Egyptian food and drink terms     822
Glossary     826
Travel store     831
Small print & Index     841

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The Rough Guide to Egypt 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It tell where you should go.it tell you about everything you knpw it tell arabic words.