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... placed it back in and restarted it. I glared at her, took a fresh slice of bread and started with my third slice of the morning!
At 10:30 we met Makmood, Omar and Hany. Omar and Makmood took us to an area, Coptic Cairo, that was important to many religions including Christinan, Jewsih and Muslim. The oldest synagogue in the world was located in this area and Arabs built the first Muslim capital here in 642, which was now in ruins.
On the way we drove ...
... was our guide/salesperson at the shop. She demonstrated how to make papyrus and how to identify fake papyrus. We did not purchase an ancient papyrus, but we did get a hand painted papyrus with King Tut and his wife. I am sure it will look great in our house! We also had our names done in hieroglyphics for the scrapbook.
We went to a large outdoor restaurant that was surrounded by beautiful gardens. We were there only people there when we showed up. Omar ...
... for his hat, then for his sunglasses, and finally for his shoes. Ummmm no. He also asked us literally every minute “are you OK? Are you happy?” After a quick trip down to the Sphinx we were both suffering from heat stroke and it was time to return back to the city. The pyramids really lived up to our expectations—no easy feat. Back in Cairo near our hotel we enjoyed an incredible meal at a popular local restaurant—Koshary Abou Tarek. For $1.50 we enjoyed ...
... bad as anywhere I have been in the world but we see no accidents!
There is a great deal of activity on Giza's streets despite being a day of worship for Muslims. We see no trouble. No one acts in the least bit unhappy to see us. To the contrary, unemployment is very high and we seem to represent hope that Egypt’s tourist industry can rebound.
The Mena House was originally a hunting lodge of Khedive Ismail, King of Egypt. Guests ...
... 2 hours. What happened to the planned sunset view on the Giza pyramids, we asked each other. We all shrugged and speculated that we must have misunderstood.
More unfulfilled Promises
The proposed family dinner was at even another home in the in-process building project. We were welcomed into the fourth floor flat and met Rami’s sister, Rania, and his mother. Other ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility