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... of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms. One of the things that was depicted was 6 papyrus which means that the king of the North killed 6,000 in the battle. If you want to learn more: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories /narmer.htm
In the period between 2,465 to 2,323 BC the statues of the Pharaoh's did not have facial emotion. Contrast this with the middle kingdom period statues. The Kings look stressed, they ...
... pyramids are hidden behind the hotel buildings. Not what we were led to expect!
After cleaning up, we walk to the main hotel building. We dine at the Moghal, an Indian restaurant with a fine reputation. It is our first-ever Indian meal and we exercise caution since our tolerance for spicy food is not great. Beth has chicken kabob while I have the lamb. Both are excellent.
After dinner we return to our room anxious to stretch out and get some ...
... and we had a very pleasant flight to Cairo airport. We rushed through and paid for our visas and then made our way through passport control to the baggage claim. We all made use of the facilities as we didn't know how long it would take to reach the hotel and it was already past midnight. Jenny made use of the smoking room, just for the novelty value of actually having one in an airport these days!
We met our guide Ayman, who then escorted us and our five ...
... and crowded with his jewellery and coffins but so worth the crowd. I forgot to mention when I wrote yesterday that the museum was about 30-45 minutes from the hotel we are staying at in Heliopolis and that the taxi back to the hotel cost 60 Egyptian pounds (we took a free hotel shuttle in) the exact same amount that it cost for an adult ticket to the museum, cameras are not allowed in the museum and have to be checked in before you enter the museum at a booth on the left of ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Pyramids Hotel Giza
Clean and friendly staff, room was clean, but toilet and shower were both not working very well. No free Internet in the rooms, sporadic Internet in the lobby...beware of Camel rides in the evening, by the pool. Helpful staff though...lastly terrible breakfast buffet...mainly breads and some hot food.
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