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... Nile with manicured gardens and fabulous pool area. I kind of wished we had an extra night to have a rest and enjoy it.
We agreed to meet up with Hedi and Barry after a bit of settling time and we set off to explore the city streets, with the midday call to prayer soon bellowing out loud and oh so clear across the city.
I soon came to realise that Cairo is much nicer than the Giza (pyramids) area. Its pretty awful around ...
... s Africa! I am going to be washing sand out of hair for days when I return home! The Pyramids, and the Sphinx! Wow! just wow! I always thought the sphinx was bigger, but nether less amazing to see. The pyramids! Words can't describe! Just unbelievable! We decided to see the 4000 year old boat, kinda sketchy but well worth it. Amazing that that was built, dismantled over 4000 years ago. It took them 22 years to rebuild it. It was under 41, 18 tonne stones! in 13 ...
... times. Mossad (?is that how you spell it?) told me to get in the passport control line queue, took my passport and $25 and went off and got my visa for me and then brought it all back to me so we could stick the visa into my passport. Then he disappeared through passport control without anyone being bothered at all, and met me once I’d been stamped into the country, showed me where to stand to get my 2 normal bags - were some of the first to ...
... to Cairo airport by the Viking representative and checked in by him. There were few problems because Lufthansa pilots were on strike, but was
sorted out by United. Soon we were on our way home after the most wonderful trip of a lifetime and a greater understanding of the remarkable Ancient Egyptians. It was a great group
and we made a lot of new friends
Thank You, Viking River Cruise and Amr Shaheen!
... was ************e there. When I asked Sim what he thought his reply was "it's alright". That would be his description of every Egyptian monument we visited. After our visit to the Giza Plateau we headed to grab a quick lunch, which was the same sandwich place I had stopped last time. They had really cheap falafel sandwiches for like 25c (Australian). Then we pushed on to the Egyptian Museum. I was looking forward to heading back here for another look around as there was so much to ...