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... had been shot off by Napoleons gunners, but nope, some of the books are wrong, the nose was broken off by a Muslim ages ago, by removing the nose, it is as bad an insult a Muslim can give anyone, a shame, to see it without this disfigurement would have been great
There are 3 pyramids all by the same family and 6 smaller pyramids, and they would have contained the pharaohs daughter, mother and wife, they are pretty much destroyed now though
We even had a ...
... an Egyptian leader. We were unable to see his body, since it is not kept in Cairo, but Ross, Chris, and I bought an extra pass to see the royal mummies of former Egyptian rulers. It was insane how much detail was preserved- nails, teeth, hair, eyelashes!!!! Unfortunately, photos were not allowed in the entire museum, but feel free to google it. It was pretty rad.
Afterward, we visit the Great Pyramids of Giza. Built in 2589 b.c., the Great Pyramid is the last remaining ...
... two hours as well, which ended up being really lucky becuase the actual time of departure was an hour earlier than our iternary indicated, so basically we would have missed the connection. As you may recall from one of our first entires Weston learned, we hope, the lesson of expecting the worse (he was just sure a baby would be behind us crying). Not our second flight, nope a child tossing his cookies kept us awake. Even worse ...
... uneasy – motorists are the same the world over – they don’t look further than the edge of their bonnet.
Overall today was a fascinating day seeing the pyramids and Sphinx of Giza – a tick-in-the-box of one of the Ancient wonders of the world visited. Two days ago I was glad to get off the boat – I was breathing a sigh of relief to get back on today, we are very spoilt on board and I’m happy to be back.
... a real pyramid (by real, I mean pyramids with smooth slanted sides instead of steps). We also had the opportunity to explore the inside of another true pyramid at the same sight, and see our first Egyptian hieroglyphs. Our guide was not allowed to venture inside the pyramid with us, and without his watchful guidance, I had my first pen taken from me (apparently asking tourists for pens, rather than money, is a thing). Finally, we visited a ...