Egypt: It’s time to go

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Egypt: It’s time to go

Guides help traveler navigate country’s best after political unrest
Courtney Bonnell is photographed to appear to be kissing the Sphinx, which stands in the background, in Giza, Egypt. With Egypt’s once-thriving tourism industry in decline, visitors face a combination of smaller crowds, eager guides and pushy souvenir sellers.
Courtney Bonnell is photographed to appear to be touching a pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
Philae Temple near Aswan, Egypt, was saved from floodwaters and relocated.
Philae Temple near Aswan, Egypt, was relocated from a flooded island.
Camels rest between rides near the pyramids in Giza, Egypt.
The sprawling Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt, is the site of a foiled militant attack earlier in the year.
The Luxor Temple in Egypt.
The temple of Queen Hatshepsut, or Deir el-Bahari, in Luxor, Egypt, draws tourists.
The Temple of Horus at Edfu, between Luxor and Aswan, draws tourists in Egypt.
Kom Ombo Temple near Aswan, Egypt, is a popular destination for tourists.
Kom Ombo Temple near Aswan, Egypt, is a popular destination for tourists.

Egypt: It’s time to go

Courtney Bonnell is photographed to appear to be kissing the Sphinx, which stands in the background, in Giza, Egypt. With Egypt’s once-thriving tourism industry in decline, visitors face a combination of smaller crowds, eager guides and pushy souvenir sellers.
Courtney Bonnell is photographed to appear to be touching a pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
Philae Temple near Aswan, Egypt, was saved from floodwaters and relocated.
Philae Temple near Aswan, Egypt, was relocated from a flooded island.
Camels rest between rides near the pyramids in Giza, Egypt.
The sprawling Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt, is the site of a foiled militant attack earlier in the year.
The Luxor Temple in Egypt.
The temple of Queen Hatshepsut, or Deir el-Bahari, in Luxor, Egypt, draws tourists.
The Temple of Horus at Edfu, between Luxor and Aswan, draws tourists in Egypt.
Kom Ombo Temple near Aswan, Egypt, is a popular destination for tourists.
Kom Ombo Temple near Aswan, Egypt, is a popular destination for tourists.
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