Holiday Inn - Citystars
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... 2-3pm, I looked around and there wasn't a single soul in sight. I couldn't go inside any of the pyramids, but I got to have the entire complex to myself. Let's just say I got to indulge in a sport I've picked up. As I was walking out, the tourist police showed up and told me the entire complex had closed up some time before. They offered to give me a ride out, so I got to ride in the back of their pickup truck to the exit, saving me about a mile of ...
"One is loved, because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving." Do you agree? Explain.
I agree with this. You can't decide wether you love something, you just love it. Love is everywhere and in everything, so you can love anything, even a murderer, you might not want to love a murderer, but when you look into their eyes or say something to them or talk to them, you might just love them and you can't change that. ...
... Gold (beer). We walked over 2 km to Sequoia restaurant. It did not look that far on the map, but we survived the dusty hot walk to and from the restaurant. The restaurant is located at the tip of the island and is a beautiful outdoor space. It was quite busy and had a great atmosphere. We had some delicious grilled halloumi and baba ganoush. We were so full afterward that we had a difficult time eating shish tawook and shawarma, but again, we managed!
... The view over Cairo from the Coptic and
further up the mountain is mind blowing, with the only areas displaying open
space being the military compounds. The earthy colours of the buildings all
blended together with only a few patches of blue and dusty green. The newer
areas and buildings were apparent as their colour hadn’t yet been clouded by
dust. Unless you are a history buff there is no need for a guide in these
places, just a ...
... the man behind the desk to finish on the phone, a
cigarette swung loosely from his lips as he chatted. I twiddled my thumbs
watching the ash burn longer, mentally prepared for bad news and to begin the
trip east rather than south.
Phone down, cigarette stubbed out, he
looked up and handed me a piece of paper, “you go tonight”. Before I knew it I
was wheeling Allan into the belly of the ship. ...
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