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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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... with its architecture and its goods. Ali is excited with the progress and goods during this business trip. I can feel the old man growing on us for he has four children, the boy being the oldest while the rest are girls. In a way he told us we remind him of his daughters and that he misses his family greatly he says usually he doesn't see his family that often due to his frequent and long travels. We are visiting the Lighthouse ...
... and dirty windows, trash can make life difficult to see. Trash is everywhere and it is massive. Get over it, ignore it or you will see nothing else.
Stripping away the trash, poverty glares back at you. From ancient trolley cars, to dilapidated
housing, to freshly washed laundry barely held together by a thread, the economic plight of the inner city was omnipresent. The three year ...
... were to learn that the sarcophagus in which he had been mummified was said to have been made of gold estimated to have weighed a ton. (Ten times that of the boy king Tutankhamun). During a time of economic crisis the gold was "reclaimed" by the then reigning king and the sarcophagus replaced with one made out of glass. To date it has never been discovered.
Our first stop is Pompei's Pillar, around 28m high and completely misnamed since ...
Jim and I had been in Egypt in April of 2010 - before the Arab Spring and the Revolution. On that trip we visited Cairo and saw the pyramids, the Nile, Mosques, Bazaars and to be honest - filthy streets and waterways and poverty in most every direction we looked. Not really wanting to make the trip back into Cairo we contacted a private tour company and booked a driver and guide to do something a bit different than what ...
... the fact that I am walking around all day and carrying around a 13 kilo bag, I have had a bit of a sore back. The massage was exactly what I needed, my massage therapist was from New Zealand and used to massage rugby players... So needless to say, she sorted my back out! Annnnd not only that, she lived in Calgary for two years, so we had lots to chat about.
After my massage I decided on the spur of the moment (something I am really starting to ...