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... part of the trip. We also had to say goodbye to our amazing guide Ahmed! We think he got a little emotional saying goodbye to us. Mainly most likely because he had no idea when his next tour was going to be. He admitted to us that before the tour when he had found out he was getting one that he had been memorising the names of all of us and calling the office every day to make sure it hadn't been cancelled. The next day was an early day as we left the hotel with a breakfast box ...
... happened to all the other stuff that didn't get stored in museums. Are hundreds of burial masks just as beautiful as king tut's squirreled away in British, French or Turkish attics? Some of the mummies are super cool. Reading about Egyptian history is one thing, seeing the mummies of Ramses II and Rameses III is something else. (You could say I saw them in the flesh? Hehe). Also the pharaoh who historians suspect is featured in the story of Moses, ...
... themselves, pulling their younger girls, confused at the strange white girl, into the routine too.
When I can clap no more I manage to weave a way back to the safety of our table, in time for another crowd-hushing announcement from the DJ. The lights drop again, and as the couple are led up a long light-up walkway raised high off the ground, the speakers thunder into the colossal chorus of 'O Fortuna', more dry ice pours from behind a red curtain, and then ...
... in the world and was founded in 1908 by Marcus Pasha.
The first room was a good illustration of early Christian art (1st and 2nd century). There was a blend of Greek and Egyptian sytles.
We saw many examples of Coptic Orthodox Church symbolism: Acamthathis leaves, grapes, fish, peacock, cross, ankh were some of the Coptic symbols. The museum was very well maintained museum and had beautiful wooden carved ceilings. The rooms were divided by types of ...
... trip there so worthwhile! We got to experience a part of the city that tourists are not taken to for "security reasons".
Then, a couple of days later, and once we were really overwhelmed with Cairo´s pollution and traffic, we headed out to Luxor. Luxor was pretty touristy but it was, overall, a nice getaway from hectic Cairo streets. We visited Karnak and Luxor temples and the valley of the kings. All very nice. I also got to see Tut´s mommy! yes, a real ...