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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 588 pages
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The voracious energy of Cairo, the grandeur of Luxor’s monuments, the laid-back vibe of Dahab and the remote beauty of the Western Desert oases: Lonely Planet’s bestselling guide to Egypt packs in more treasures than Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Meet The Pharaohs– an illustrated Pharaonic Egypt chapter by world-renowned Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher brings the ancient rulers to life.

Cruise The Nile– for felucca fun, Agatha Christie–style nostalgia or kid-friendly cruising, our expert tips make finding the right trip a breeze.

Dive In– the definitive Red Sea diving guide will get you underwater and feeling on top of the world.

Sleep In Style– whatever your style, opinionated reviews bring you the best city hotels, Nile flotels, budget hostels and sunny resorts.

Get Organized, Stay Connected– tap into authoritative advice on transport, safety, Internet access and digital photography.

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About the author (2006)

Fitzpatrick grew up in Washington, DC and has traveled extensively in Africa, Asia and Europe. She lived and worked in Africa for six years.

Jenkins was born in the UK but brought up in Canada, she has been visiting the Middle East since her teens, when her parents began working and living in Saudi Arabia. She arrived in Egypt for six months of language study after completing a Masters degree in Middle East Studies.

Anthony Sattin is a journalist, broadcaster, and the author of several books, including "Shooting the Breeze, Lifting the Veil, Florence Nightingale's Letters from Egypt," and the highly acclaimed "The Pharaoh's Shadow," Over the past two decades, he has traveled extensively over the territory in which the African Association operated. An expert on the literature of travel, he has written for a number of newspapers and magazines, including the "Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Guardian," and "Cond Nast Traveller," He lives in Great Britain.

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