City View Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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Garytan stayed here on Mar 16, 2015 during their trip titled: The 5 Oceans and 7 Continents Journey Part 1.
... a real pyramid (by real, I mean pyramids with smooth slanted sides instead of steps). We also had the opportunity to explore the inside of another true pyramid at the same sight, and see our first Egyptian hieroglyphs. Our guide was not allowed to venture inside the pyramid with us, and without his watchful guidance, I had my first pen taken from me (apparently asking tourists for pens, rather than money, is a thing). Finally, we visited a ...
... 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 ...
... that there was no tourism at all. We walked through the great exhibitions of the old kingdom (all the great stuff though is sitting in the British museum... Good stealing!). There was still some amazing sculptures though and several statues looked like they had real eyes as they were made out of shiny and reflective stones. No photos unfortunately. Then the really cool stuff was all of the artefacts from King Tuts tomb. We saw his death mask which was solid ...
The flight with Egypt Air was pleasant (real cutlery! And was it just me or were the seats bigger?) and seemed to pass quickly, even though I didn't have my own little tv screen to occupy myself with. So I watched the safety video at the main screen instead. It started off with what could only have been a prayer, after which two pretty ladies explained proceedings in a very hip production filled with fancy special and sound effects.
When that was over ...