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The Mother of the World

Choked by fumes, or traffic jams, Cairo is still one of the most spectacular destinations in the world. It was called the “Mother of the World” by the medieval Arabs, and no other place is so full of mystery and wonder as the home of the Great Pyramids - the only survivors of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Cairo is not picturesque per se (it’s dirty, shapeless and run down), but as an adventure it is incomparable