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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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User Review  - lawfox -

The bokk contains a good overview of the couontry. the maps, however, were difficult to follow. Read full review

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User Review  - Nosherwan Yasin - Goodreads

I would not have survived Egypt without this book. Read full review

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 an award-winning journalist and the author of several acclaimed history and travel books. He has been traveling in the Middle East for more than twenty years. He lives in London.

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