Archive for the ‘Egypt’ Blogs


Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Gloves

Best and Worst Of

We are officially halfway through the TDA, distance-wise. In honor of this momentous occasion, we thought we would post some of the best of/worst of ...
Twinkies

Loading of the Twinkies

As mentioned in one of our last blogs, we had to take an 18-24 hour ferry ride from Aswan, Egypt to get to Sudan. The ...
Good-bye Egypt

Good-bye Egypt

We’ve had two more cycling days since our last update from Luxor. My (Spiros’) knee has been acting up today, making for a painful ride, ...
Desert Cycling

Hello, Hello, Hello: Hills, Donkey Carts and Kids

Since we last blogged, we’ve cycled 230km over two days. Day 5 was 138km with a 40 km ...
Day in the Life

Day in the Life

Curious about what 60 crazy people cycling through Africa do all day? Well, here is a typical day in the life of a Tour D’Afrique ...
Us at the pyramids

And They’re Off

The TDA 2008 is underway, what an incredible first few days. On January 12, ...
Mosque

Crazy Cairo

Cairo; polluted, filthy, chaotic, seedy, decrepit Cairo. Its loud, it’s crowded, it’s corrupt, and it’s awesome. I love it! ...