Travel

Your Magesty?

The people here in Egypt always use fancy names, I don’t know what they tell people who speak English (do they just say Sir?), but in Arabic,it’s more complicated your Sirness, your Excellency, your Excellency the Pacha … and many elaborate titles… I’m sure someday, someone will call me your majesty…

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We now pause for a break

A funny thing happens in cinemas here in egypt, something I have never seen in cinemas in Qatar, Dubai, Bahrain, France, USA (where I’ve been to a movie theatre)… In the middle of the movie, while your concentrating on the story, the screen says “We now pause for a break” and the lights turn ON! […]

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Godaddy’s Excellent Service!

I had a problem right now renewing a few domains on godaddy, whether I used paypal or my credit card number the system refused to continue, saying “unable to process, click here to go back “. I saw their support phone number on the page, and decided to call them using skype (it’s much cheaper […]

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Walking Around

Today, I took a long walk in Cairo, Egypt. I have a training course here, and I want to exercise by walking instead of using taxis for anything nearby. I have my Garmin eTrex Venture Cx GPSr with me, and used both Google Earth, and Wikimapia to store waypoints for the training center as well […]

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Qatar Airways e-Ticketing

I visited the website of my travel agency today and used their online reservation system (they use Amadeus), and reserved a ticket on Qatar Airways (The agent for Amadeus in Qatar) … I paid for the ticket online with a credit card… and got a confirmation code…I had previously bought electronic tickets from Air Arabia, […]

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