"Trust No One But God" Money/Prices Tip by tHe_boRNEaN

Money/Prices, Cairo: 22 reviews and 11 photos

This is a typical scenario in Egypt. You stroll in the tourist markets,and a hawker calls out to you. He says he will give you a t-shirt for US$5. You are tempted,and walk into his store to see it. You then find a good-looking shirt and hand him 2 bucks. Then he suddenly says "no,this is a good quality shirt.It costs US$17.It's this one that costs 2 Dollars",handing you a lousy China-made shirt. You then have to pay him 17 bucks,look for other items or leave the shop,disgruntled. So please, NEVER BELIEVE ANYTHING THE HAWKERS SAY. You'll be disappointed.

Unique Suggestions: Simply be prepared for surprises, and you''ll be fine. Don't be scared by proprietors' aggression in pushing something. It's OK.

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  • Written Dec 29, 2005
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