Caroline Crillon Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... off to see the pyramids! Of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, the pyramids are the last remaining and we were lucky enough to see them! We visited the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Step Pyramid, the Sphinx (the guardian of the empire of the eternals) and several other tombs and temples. It's utterly amazing to think of the age of these monuments. To understand how much time has passed since their construction and all wrath that Mother Nature has thrown at them over ...
... vans need to leave in a convoy with a police escort for security, this has nothing to do with the current security situation, but has been around since the 1990s when there was an Islamist insurgency in Egypt. But since the police are getting their cut from the tour agencies, it's not going away, if you want to hire your own car or take the bus you don't need an escort, if you need proof. The only reason I didn't do that is there is only one bus to Aswan, which arrives at 12 ...
I started to dig into the dune in order to find the treasure. I fought with the wind from the desert, exhaustion and thirsty, but I still could not find the treasure！
Two men appeared and they thought I was hiding things there. I told them there was gold here because I had a dream of it, but they laughed at ...
... and that was at the opposite end to which I'd been dropped off! Inside were a couple of other travellers, some security staff and the cleaners, and that was it. I ended up sitting around and reading for a bit, grabbed some snacks from a vending machine, and waited for check-in to open. Once it did things went easily enough, and then I got to sit around at the gate and wait to board, as my flight wasn't until 0715.
As flights go, I've ...
... Unable to tell whether we’ll see
our passports again or be told to come back later or another day or not be told
anything at all, we stand in solidarity with our surrounding inmates as the
absurdly inefficient calling names of renewed passport-holders commences, shouted
out inaudible above the hubbub. If the owner is present at this arbitrary
time/heard his name and could be distinguished from the other seven Mohammed’s
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