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... route home to explore more of Maadi. I ended up taking a taxi to my local grocery store because I found myself up in an area I hadn't been to before and it would be well after noon prayer before I got home. I could have gotten home on my own, but I'd already walked several miles and it was so HOT. Tomorrow, I will go to my travel agent and pay for my trip home in December. They require cash. Then I will come home and finish grading papers and prepping for next week. ...
... above the horizon.
The pyramid is believed to be built as a tomb for the Egyptian Pharaoh, Khufu, around 2560 BCE. The whole construction process to 10-20 years and the final product was a grand pyramid measuring over 146.5 meters. For over 3,800 years, the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world. I couldn’t have been happier as I made my way back to my ...
We departed with Hanny and Mohammed, our Emeco companions at 8:00. The drive back to Cairo will be 150 kilometres shorter since we do not have to go through Alexandria this time.
Our first stop of the day was around 11:30 in Matrouh. This was the closest city to Siwa in Egypt. We ended up having a two hour coffee break with Hanny. Mohammed was with the van for a while and was probably on ...
... 5: Full day of sailing on the felucca - no plans at all!
Day 6: Leave the felucca, visit Kom Ombo temple, drive to Luxor, visit Luxor Temple at night
Day 7: Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples, board overnight train to Cairo
Day 8: Arrive Cairo, nothing planned, last full day as a group
Day 9: End of the tour - we all go our separate ways.
Of course, it didn't work out quite like that, but I'll get ...
We storm out of Giza station and onto an awaiting mini-van. Being a Thursday, we’re without the traffic blessing of last Friday and Mohammed does little to reassure the group by saying..
‘Thursday is the worst, worst day of traffic..’ he’s not wrong..
We have little to do but weave our way through the chorus of horns; but the advantage of being a traveling band of travelers, is that we have conversation and soon enough Mohammed is ...