GCT-Egypt cruise on "Anuket"

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May 17th, 2004, 04:47 PM
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GCT-Egypt cruise on "Anuket"

We will be taking the GCT Egypt & Nile Cruise in November '04 aboard the Anuket & need info. (I READ THE NEGATIVE STUFF). Specifically, does the ship have internet access or the ability to burn a CD? I'd like to copy photo files so I can erase and reuse my memory card.
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May 17th, 2004, 05:22 PM
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I would have GCT check this out for you. If the service isn't available or not sufficient for your needs, I would suggest you bring additional memory cards.
 
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May 17th, 2004, 08:45 PM
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I don't know of any Nile river ships that have internet access. There are various internet cafes around Cairo, but I don't know about being able to burn CDs.

Many of the better photo shops can transfer your memory card photos to CD, but - personally - I would just invest in some extra memory cards. Expensive - yes - but better than running out of space on such a great trip. Note - I have not found any memory cards in Cairo, so buy before you come.
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May 17th, 2004, 09:30 PM
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In Nov. 03 we had internet access on GCT's Anuket, but only while in port, and not at a high-speed. I only saw one computer and no facilities to burn CD's. The Cairo Marriott had at least 6 computers for internet access. They might have capabilities to burn CD's. You could email them and ask. I would definitely bring the extra memory cards, in the long run it would probably be less expensive and less hassle. (Forget the negative stuff. I'm pretty picky and I would go on the Anuket again. Of course I'd be sure to avoid that whole Dec 1st Lock thing.) The weather is great in Nov.
Have fun.
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May 25th, 2004, 10:22 AM
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Just returned a couple days ago from Grand Circle's Egypt tour which included a week on the Anuket. They have two computers available for guest use and I found them to be extremely slow. But they worked okay, only difficulty I had was my password has some numbers in it and was unsuccessful in using the numeric pad. When I opted for the numbers on the keyboard itself it worked fine.
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