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Address: Bawiti, Egypt
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You can walk/climb to the Gebel al Ingleez, north-east of Bawiti.

At the...

You can walk/climb to the Gebel al Ingleez, north-east of Bawiti.

At the flat top are the remains of a castle from the first world war, built by captain Williams to control the area.

From the top, but also half way, you have a nice view at the surrounding mountaineous and bare area.

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Very nice walk and view

It is 30 mins walk from international hot spring hotel. Very nice easy walk. You end up on a high point where there was a british security point in a.spot that oversees the whole... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It is 30 mins walk from international hot spring hotel. Very nice easy walk. You end up on a high point where there was a british security point in a.spot that oversees the whole oasis. We loved it but the ruins are not impressive in themselves just the bit of history behind it.

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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

A low hill on the approach to Bawiti whose name means 'hill of the English', this is crowned with a ruined house that was said to be built by the 'Englishman' (actually Australian) Claude Williams, first World War army captain and commander of the Light Car Patrols. It is said that he built the house as his home and headquarters... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

There is a bit of hike to get to final lookout area which is the remains of a basalt fortress built by British troops during WW1 as a lookout to monitor Libyan incursions but once there, the walk is worth it.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

from this place you can get a great view for the sunset and the oasis with its wonderful palm trees fields

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

Near Qasr el bawiti Hotel, this mountain was very nice we watched sunset on it and it was a good place to stay in for few hours

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012

The place with history (there are ruins of a military post from WWII) and great views especially during sunset. We could relax there looking down the Oasis.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

This hike takes about 1 hour from the bottom and the view just before sunset is lovely. You need someone to drive you to the bottom so hire a driver for a few hours, its cheap.

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