Fairmont Towers Heliopolis
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... each tomb is so big!
We then visited a couple more tombs & even spotted an archaeological dig happening. Indiana ... are you in there?
Poor Abdo keeps getting hassled by the Egyptian guards because for some stupid reason they don't want foreigners visiting the Egyptian tombs/sites without a licensed guide ... although the guys at the ticket counter are still happy to ...
... to get the kids to clean up! After the pyramids we enjoyed an authentic Egyptian meal. I tried everything and settled on the grapes leaves stuffed with rice and dill. Yum! Watching a family make naan bread for the restaurant was an added bonus, but in order to take a picture of this "pretty lady" I had to throw her a few Egyptian ...
... an exit row and had a heap of leg room – Malani kindly offered her seat to Ron. 518 kms separate Luxor and Cairo as we landed on the tarmac of the capital – happy to be on the ground.
Being ex Air Force I did notice the rubbish on the runway, taxiways, common areas and blown up against perimeter fences. Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is a major issue on all runways and taxiways for aircraft tyre punctures or the extreme where rubbish is sucked into a ...
... saddle felt great, expect leg rubbed against something every now and then. Not sure what, took a look when we returned, no clue, have not encountered this before. Perhaps got smacked in transit. The bad on the stem and post has to be adjusted or removed. The straps are to big for the frame and when straddling the bike, yeah it's just down right annoying and in the way. Might be ok in a few months when (hopefully!) the belly shrinks! A rider gave some foam ...
... and eventually, hidden in the inside of my Yellow Fever vaccination card I found them - hooray.
Fingers crossed that tomorrow I get my internet sorted out so that I can get my blog on-line - else get so far behind that you never quite catch up again.
Late to be and felt quite ropey - thought I might end up being sick.