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... trying to dodge the traffic and people wheeling carts covered in rolls of carpet.
I found the park no problem but trying to find the entrance took a while. The road network is a bit of a mess along there and I ended up walking through bits of a car park I don't think I should have been in, past a couple of hypodermic needles on the ground and along a stretch of highway just to get inside the damn park.
What's inside is a stark contrast to the busy streets back outside ...
... seen what needs to be seen. After inquiring about a few other sites, he told us to pass on them mainly because the children would be bored. Tomorrow, on our last day, we will visit Cairo Tower on our own. It is not far from our hotel. Osama claims that we'll have a great view of the city and that the contrast between desert and vegetation due to the Nile is quite impressive. Even before climbing the tower, we've realized how the Nile is truly at the center of this city and country. ...