Last Update 22:2
Monday, 20 May 2019

Cross Egypt Challenge ends 1,700km later in Abu Simbel

Scooter riders complete 9-day cross-country trip aimed at showing the world Egypt is still safe for tourism

Ahram Online, Sunday 23 Oct 2011
Challenge
The Cross Egypt Challenge featured 16 riders and was organized to promote tourism in Egypt.
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3479
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3479

The Cross Egypt Challenge, a 1,700 kilometre journey by scooter undertaken by 16 international travellers, has reached its conclusion at Abu Simbel Temple near Egypt's southern border.

The nine-day trip took scooter riders through Alexandria, Cairo, Suez, Taba, Sharm El-Sheikh, Hugharda, Luxor and Aswan, ending in Abu Simbel in the extreme south of the country.

Christine Edward, Cross Egypt's media spokesperson, said the journey was organised to help boost Egyptian tourism and show the world the country is still safe despite ongoing political turbulence

Edward said that five countries had riders participating in the event -- Egypt, the US, Mexico, Lebanon and Greece.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.