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7 of Egypt's Vacation Spots Then and Now

Check out these vintage of photos of some of Egypt's hottest vacation spots, and how far we've come today.

There’s something extremely alluring about the past, almost romantic even. With the recent wave of travel exploration that has been plaguing this generation of millenials, we’re always searching for the next spot to explore and that includes Egypt. All the way from the Red sea to the Mediterranean, we’ve spent different holidays lounging by Sahel's beaches, partying in Sharm El Sheikh's infamous clubs or simply unplugging from the city's chaos in Sinai's natural beauty. We often forget though, that these destinations were often where our parents and grandparents would vacation as well, where their experience was a world apart from ours. Here are a few vintage photos of our favorite vacation destinations, then and now.

Alexandria 

Then 
The Unknown Soldier Monument in Ma7atet El Raml, undated
Young love by the beach, undated

Now


Alexandria, 2018 

Sharm El Sheikh

Then 

Sharm El Sheikh, undated

Sharm El Sheikh, undated 

 Now

Sharm El Sheikh, 2018 

Aswan

Then


Old Cataract Hotel, undated

 
Flooded Philae Temple, circa 1970

Now


Old cataract in Aswan,  2018 

Luxor

Then


Karnak Temple, circa 1800s 

Luxor Temple, circa 1800s 

Now 
 
Luxor, 2018

Al Quseir 

Then

Al Quseir, circa 1968

Now

Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Quseir, 2018

 Sinai 

Then

Sinai, undated


Sinai, undated

Now

Dahab, Sinai, 2018

Marssa Matruh

Then

Marssa Matrouh during World War 2

 Now

Marssa Matrouh, 2018


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