Caroline Crillon Hotel
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Day 2 in Egypt, we watched the boat dock at Sokhna and readied ourselves for something we'd always wanted to do, see the Pyramids of Giza. Today we were on bus 30 and finally we made our way off the ship and met our Egyptologist, Sherif. Everyone was excited and looking forward to less time in the bus than yesterday as Cairo is closer to the port. It seemed to take forever to get going but finally we slowly made our way through the sea of containers and inched our way past the ...
... extremely dog eared copy of the bible he had secreted upon himself somewhere. After three different small shops the taxi driver took us on to the virtually non-moving main road and we inched are way along the mayhem towards a big main shop for the particular company my internet usb stick is from - Mobilin- which I think could be Orange as everything is packaged in orange colouring. Parked up in a side street, and a brilliant photo opportunity of a guy sat on the floor ...
... us around and keep us safe. We came through heavy rain this morning just like a tropical rainstorm and have been told to expect that while we are here. Yesterday while at the pyramids we had Cairo's annual rainfall... All of the ten drops they get!! Alexandria's skyline boasts the fires out of pipes which indicate their gas resources and petrol is 3 Egyptian pounds a litre equivalent to about 60 NZ cents!! Wish you were all ...
... allowed us to bookend our trip with a day in Cairo to see the pyramids and the city. While Cairo has been in the news since their 2011 revolution that ousted Morsi, we weren't deterred from visiting. Once there, it was obvious that many others were influenced by the coverage as tourism was almost non-existent.
After the 12 hour flight from Toronto, we were a little knackered but the touting cab drivers at the arrival entrance quickly woke us ...
... be no morning activity. Now Ethiopian has rescheduled the flight to 9:30, which meant a 6am rise, and a 12 hour layover in an airport with few facilities. Not an exciting prospect.
Fortuitously I sat with my new Norwegian/Ethiopian/Dutch friends at breakfast, and they invited me to spend the day with them at their uncle's house in Addis Ababa. It sounded like a great plan, as long as I could find an ATM for taxi fares as I had run myself out. When we arrived, Joel, who ...