Caroline Crillon Hotel
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... to randomly be there as we checked in and introduced himself. He thought he had done a tour with Sim last year. We headed up to our room and ended up going straight to bed. We woke up long enough the next morning to go down and have breakfast, which was included, then headed straight back up to bed. We slept until about 5pm and went down to our tour meeting, which started at 6pm. We had a group of 8 in total. Our tour guide was Ahmed, we had a kiwi girl, an English guy, us, 4 ...
... as all the sculptures were original pieces. Once going through the scanner of the museum we were guided around to only the most important pieces. Our guide lead us around showing us the sculptures of the different Pharaohs and their wives, the different tombs and many of the hieroglyphic writing on papyrus paper. Each of the pieces were stunning on their own, however the museum felt like one of the saddest I have ever been in. The pieces were often dusty and ...
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It was at the citadel that I was offered my first set of camels in exchange for my hand in marriage! Comical I know, but this was the first of many proposals to come. The man was a good humored middle aged Egyptian selling trinkets around the citadel. When he first approached,the expectation was that he would try to sell us some of his trinkets but no, instead he camels straight to me and ...
... The ride back to the airport was even more interesting than the drive the night before. More shops (one may wonder what kind of haircut one will end up with at the Pyramid Hairdresser) of course, and more people wandering about. More women, and more women wearing headscarves and niqabs too. Not many kids though, which was a good sign, as Sunday is the first day of the week for the Egyptians (their holy day being Friday) and kids should be in school. This ...
... stopping in Egypt on the way to Dubai;
Kristal, yet another Aussie who was stopping in Egypt before heading down to Ghana to do some volunteer teaching;
Miho and Kasumi, two Japanese friends who had also been in Southeast Asia before coming to Egypt;
and Brendan, our third roommate, a Brit who decided to escape the English weather for a bit!
With the larger tours you often find that people form 'cliques', but our group was ...