A 3 week South African safari last year only whetted my appetite for more of this incredible continent. I had booked a two month Nairobi to Cape Town overlanding safari but now was faced with the dilemma of getting to Nairobi. I had an award ticket as far as Johannesburg, and a one-way flight to Nairobi was $500, which seemed on the expensive side. The problem was, not many airlines flew that leg, driving up the prices. A search of airlines flying in and out of Nairobi yielded Egypt Air. A little more research showed that I could fly Joburg to Cairo to Nairobi for a little over $700. So that’s how I found myself on my way serendipitously to another dream destination – Egypt.
A late arrival into Cairo meant scrambling past the faithful supine over prayer mats, racing … Read More »