El Nakhil Hotel & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... lunch and swam in the Nile. That was pretty much exactly what I needed after a few long days. The sun here drains your energy if you're not used to it, and being a pasty white boy is not doing me any favours. We spent most of today driving to Luxor, stopping to visit temples at Kom Ombo and Edfu. These places were massive, covered in heiroglyphics (including a phallic inscription), with the latter still largely intact. Our tour guide gave ...
... do with what they have. We really need to take a good look at ourselves. Straight after lunch we headed to the Karnak Temple Complex. The heat seemed a little less intense. This is another huge complex - the biggest in the world. Approximately 30 pharaoh's contributed to the buildings here. It's weird but in a lot of countries the locals love to have their picture taken with foreigners. I had a few teenage boys ask, next thing I knew I was surrounded by a group ...
... more dilapidated buildings and more rubbish. Since the start of the revolution three years ago there hasn't been any rubbish collection in Cairo for that entire period, just to paint you a bit of a picture. Downtown Cairo at night was pretty cool, along the banks of the Nile looks awesome with shop frontage and hundreds of boats lit up with fluorescent lights. The hustle and bustle of night shopping with the choice of a few bars and many restaurants made a good ...
Afterward, we drove out a little ways from the pyramids for a better view of them with the city of Cairo behind. It was quite a breathtaking sight - at least, when we could see it through the mobs of vendors selling little pyramids and offering camel rides.
Next, we stopped at the Sphinx, which was smaller than I expected. The vendors were again buzzing about, so to make them leave me alone, I tried speaking French. Turns out ...
... 8211; luckily the Museum was not too damaged, although looters took around 2,300 pieces (230 still missing).
Driving past Tahir Square there are still tents in place with demonstrators camped there since the revolution – back in January 2011. Demonstrations continue because people had high hopes of becoming a republic but since then they have become disillusioned, with many now believing life was much better beforehand…well, ...