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Flights to Egypt – Some weird and wonderful facts

Rather than chat about the pyramids and all that, which we’ve already done for our Cairo page, we thought we’d go in search of some weird facts about Egypt. Flights to Egypt are about more than the standard – albeit wonderful – tourist attractions. And we like gathering pub quiz fodder. Here’s some nice ones. Did you know that the ancient Egyptians chopped the year up into twelve thirty day months. We wonder what they did with the five days left over? Did they pretend the extra days didn’t exist? Did they party themselves blind at the end of every year in an effort to paper over the whole conundrum? Who knows. Choose flights to Egypt and maybe you’ll find out.

Egypt Flights – The land of extreme cat lovers

Did you know that the ancient Egyptians adored their pet cats so much that they’d shave their eyebrows off in mourning when one died? We love our cats too but our eyebrows are sacred. Without them we only have two expressions; bewildered happy and bewildered sad. Flights to Egypt cover several airports; Alexandria, Cairo, Aswan, Hurghada, Luxor Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, St Catherine and Taba. Some have been built to service newish purpose built resorts, others are vast retail-focused complexes where you can buy stuff, relax, eat and drinks - almost cities in themselves.

Flights to Egypt – The original carrier pigeons

More Egypt facts to get you going? Hm, let’s see. If you thought Queen Victoria had a good innings, witness Egyptian king Pepi II. He was crowned when he was six and stayed on the throne until he was almost ninety five years old. And - my favourite factoid - ancient Egyptians were the first ever people to send messages via pigeon. Clever lot. You’ve got to hand it to pigeons too. Take flights to Egypt and you’ll see the good old pigeon everywhere, just like here in the UK. Far from being vermin with wings, they’re intelligent and adaptable. Whatever, they’ll probably be here long after we’ve gone.

Book your flights to Egypt here. Easy. No faffing, fiddling or fuming.

Or take a tour round our flights pages for Flights to Cairo, Flights to Hurghada, Flights to Sharm El Sheik and Flights to Taba

 

Egypt Holiday Hot Spots

Egypt - Popular Hotels in Egypt

  • Marriott Hotel - Egypt

          

    The magnificent Cairo Marriott Hotel is a harmonious combination of a Royal Palace, built for the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, and an up-to-the-minute complex of twin towers with connec...

  • Sand Beach Hotel - Egypt

         

    Sand beach hotel is located in the centre of the city and just 30 min drive from the airport and 5 min from the city centre Accommodation The hotel consists of 136 rooms: 12 sui...

  • Pyramisa Hotel And Casino Cairo - Egypt

          

    Centrally located in the heart of Cairo, this new five star hotel lies within easy reach of all the city attractions. The Pyramids and Sphinx are a short ride away, the Nile in all its glory ...

  • Nile Hilton - Egypt

          

    Hotel OverviewThe River Nile and the city of Cairo, Nile Hilton offers easy access to the historical sites, business and shopping districts. The hotel is suitable both for business and leisur...

  • Saint George Three Corners - Egypt

         

    The Saint George Three Corners Resort is a brand new hotel and part of the Three Corners Company for Hotels & Resorts. It is a four star All Inclusive hotel situated in the lively resort ...

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