|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$55.72|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$8.75|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$0.26|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.10|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.06|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$3.53|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$5.28|
Ashmun is located in the Nile Delta in Egypt. It is one of the many cities that served as home to ancient Egyptian civilization. This countryside still practices old traditions amidst massive technological developments happening in major cities of the country. Livelihood sources of small villages in Ashmun come mostly from agriculture. Date palms and cotton are their main produce. The budding industry of tourism is also giving the locals extra income. The initiative to make cheap flights to Ashmun available all year round is greatly helping attraction of tourists to the city.
The clean city of Ashmun is near the Rosetta and Damietta branches of the famous Nile River. The stretch of this mystical body of water is perfect for cruises using the national sailboat of Egypt, the felucca. This incredible adventure starts sailing at night time. The sheets of stars will comfort you as you journey through the Nile. Nubian music and delectable dinner will be served to you and your group. As the sun rises, the riverside exploration begins. Your vacation in Egypt is not complete without ancient tours. One of the most revered of all is the Komombo Temple. Nearby is the Luxor market where you can purchase souvenir items.
Most hotels in Ashmun are within close proximity from restaurants that offer mouth-watering and authentic Egyptian dishes. The fusion of Arabic and Oriental cuisine is found in most dishes served in the country. If you are brave enough for some hot and spicy gastronomic pursuits, you should not miss out on the colorful stuffed sweet peppers and spiced oranges and raisins. For the main course, the following are must-tries: Saniyit Kufta (baked minced beef), toasted pine nut couscous with garlic shrimp, lemon-flavored lamb, Koshary pasta and Egyptian lamb and eggplant.
The highlight of your food adventures would be the desserts. Never miss out on lip-smacking sweets such as Semolina cake with honey lemon, chocolate coffee midnight dessert, stuffed dates and pineapple ice cream.
Cheap flights to Ashmun can be easily booked online. Whether you are exploring the country with family, friends or going alone, a detour to this city will allow you to travel back in time and stuff your stomach with good food.