My family and I were in Egypt, in Sharm el Sheik five years ago and I still remember it very well. I really liked the hotel we were in. The food was wonderfull and I loved the pools.
Walking out of the hotel was immediately different, because there were street vendors everywhere and they almost forced people to buy their stuff. So I really didn`t like that. But other people and even some of the street vendors were nice. They were very open and talked a lot.
We went on an excursion to Cairo. It was about 15 people including us. We left the hotel at 5 am, by bus. I was very tired but excited too. I had heard stories of some robbers intimitading the bus driver with a gun and robbing everything during the trip in the desert.Well, fortunately that didn`t happen to us.
We stopped to eat a couple of times because the trip was long. I will never forget the cutest kittens I saw there. There were so many of them and I felt sorry for them because they had no home.
When we were heading to Cairo it looked extremely different from the hotel area in Sharm el Sheik. The traffic was quite much the same which was terrible. People drove everywhere. So it was definitely different than in Finland. But the biggest thing that I faced was the climate there. The sky was entirely full of gray pollution . I felt terrible about what it is like there night and day. I think the main reason for that is that the people have old cars which emit a lot of carbon dioxide. Only a few people have new cars which are a lot more environmentaly friendly.
To sum up Egypt was different but beautiful in many ways. I hope that they will start taking better care of the environment.