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Egypt Is No Hell For British Tourists: Just Ask the Israelis

EGYPT: As the British tourists arrive back in the UK, the Sun screams from its front page: “30,000 Brits in riot hell”.

(If anyone can find a traveller who left Tunisia for the calm of and Egypt, get in touch.)

But is it hell for tourists in Egypt? No tourists have been attacked. And if you want a barometer as to how dangerous it is for holidaymakers, look to how Egyptians are treating Israelis – not as hated as Algerian footballers, agreed, but still representatives of a traditional foe:

“We are in Cairo and have no plans to return to Israel sooner,” Israeli tour guide and Arabic teacher Amos Abidov said Sunday while leading an Israeli tour group visiting Egypt…

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Posted: 31st, January 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)