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... gestures and interactions might seem strange at first. You'll have to develop techniques to communicate your ideas;
5=Far Out, Culture and language hold few similarities to your own. Makes even simplest tasks more challenging and time consuming.
1=Roughing It, all rough camping in the bush or desert with limited or no facilities, no access to amenities other than what is provided on the support vehicles;
... event. Years when the Nile flood water failed to reach 16 cubits, the celebrations were canceled, and prayers and fasting were held instead.
Following our trip to the Nilometer we then walked with the driver over a foot bridge to the Cairo side of the river and into Old Cairo, the Coptic Church area that was called Babylon after the famous place of the same name on the Euphrates river. It is said that the the Holy Family visited as far as ...
... had a great time with this. It really was a fun excursion.
Earlier that morning there was an optional Hot Air Balloon ride that many of our group took and really enjoyed. We chose not to go. It was very early and heights are not our thing. Lunch on board and cruising down the Nile toward Kom Ombo. Once onshore on Kom Ombo we visited the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile god and Horus. Everything is duplicated and symmetrical and each god ...
... we asked about how much one of them were! We bargained for a while then ended up buying the set instead of just one! We continued into the sphinx area, followed by a couple of young girls selling bookmarks, who were very funny. One girl kept telling us she'd give us a special price of only one million dollars, then as we went through to the next section she told Darren "when you come back, you buy from me or I kill you!". I've never heard such a cute death threat before! So ...
... what I understand the Government provides no services (no rubbish
collection, water etc) but it is where the Tombs of Mohammed Ali’s family are
kept. The crypt’s are kept within the grounds of a ‘house’ and are magnificent –
can’t remember how many of the family are kept there but I think it is over
forty. The crypts are ornately decorated and varying in size, each telling
their own story through script ...