Egypt travel nightmare! Why I’ll never go back!!

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Egypt travel nightmare! Why I’ll never go back!!

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Another happy visitor :lol:



Apparently this clip clocked up over f.3 million views in one day.

Personally….I think the film crew needed to do a bit more homework :roll:


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That guy really needs to get rid of that headband along with his attitude.
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I'm exhausted!!! I wish he'd slowed down to draw breath. That headband is annoying but perhaps he perspires a lot.
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crewmeal wrote: Mon Apr 11, 2022 7:16 am I'm exhausted!!! I wish he'd slowed down to draw breath. That headband is annoying but perhaps he perspires a lot.
If it was to keep his brains in place…..it failed.
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Re: Egypt travel nightmare! Why I’ll never go back!!

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Inexperienced Muppet. 😂
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I decided to go to the Youtube link and see what comments had been left. I'd only read a few, typical of people who have never really travelled further than their own town boundary, before I saw a link to Cobra Gypsies. This is a far better travelogue/documentary: informative and opens the eyes to a part of Indian society that probably isn't known about and most likely only glimpsed at during entertainment periods at hotels.
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HEPZIBAH wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 11:52 amThis is a far better travelogue/documentary: informative and opens the eyes to a part of Indian society that probably isn't known about and most likely only glimpsed at during entertainment periods at hotels.
How I enjoyed this, Hepzibah :a25:

Since 1996, I have occasionally had the chance to dance with a famous Kalbeliya dancer and her tribe when they have visited Denmark and I have run into them in Sweden and Egypt.

They have happily performed in Alexandria and Cairo and I do not believe that they have had issues entering the country.

I could not sit still while watching this respectful documentary - I really feel the difference in my belly after giggling loudly during the first video. The good thing about his headband is that you will assume that it is from the eighties, while the glimpse of Kalbeliya life is timeless.
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I follow a number of travel vloggers and whilst it's fair to say some have encountered various issues with border crossings/security stops at times, I can't think of any that have slammed a whole country and vehimently advised people not to go there.
Let's be real about this, that guy is making money out of the whole situation regardless: a) because he still got to make his food blog; b) because he got to make a negative blog about the country he'd just made money from.
He's quids in everytime someone goes and opens either or both vlog. That doesn't seem right under the circumstances.
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I got bored listening to him halfway through.

*Being honest if we all loved the same thing we would be in big trouble.
For being a 'so-called travel writer I reckon he hasn't been to many places.

Imagine Luxor a few years back one couldn't move without thousands of......
'happy history seekers, one does not visit Egypt for its cuisine, does one ?

When the east bank got too busy I ventured west, only to be followed..... 8)

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What an idiot. I hope that he had a business visa as he was obviously not a tourist. And had not done his research before his trip.
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These times they are a changing. My first time in Egypt I got a sneaky shot of a military aircraft at Luxor airport on my way home. I've videod Police harassing locals. I've shot Egyptian prisons. I filmed a Ramadan procession from Prison balcony. One guard objected making a grab for the camcorder. His colleague pointed out I am inside filming outward. You don't need a whopping big camera which gets noticed.
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