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Santiago left the next morning, after saying goodbye to Fatima. The alchemist and Santiago rode through the desert, talking little. Santiago told the alchemist that he was expecting to be taught something by him, and he responded that he had to learn through action. There was now only one more thing he had to learn. "What do I need to know?" Santiago asked and the alchemist drew a picture in the ...
... we pay for his services. The photos were worth it.
After a quick lunch at a Felafaal takeaway at the foot of the Pyramids we travelled to the Egyptian Museum.
It is located next to the square where all the demonstrations have taken place but it is only Friday that we need to steer clear of this area so we were quite safe. The Museum houses all the Egyptian artifacts and also contains the ...
... 8217;s a kind of an unfair head-start isn’t it? There’s some 100,000 relics to see tucked in behind the facade of a salmon pink colonial stye building. Across the square the gutted shell of the Ritz-Carlton looks over, in the throws of renovation. Mohammed arranges for these wireless walkie-talkie headphone systems, and we’re lead through security into the museum. The place is really kind of like if your grand-mother had a mansion and a bunch of old cabinets ...
... that long and our accommodation was well outside immediate city limits)
Egypt was an amazing place to visit… it is by far the most jam packed tour/ adventure we have been on… and due to the political unrest, a great time to visit as there were not too many tourists around
So here is a quick blow by blow account of our time in Egypt:
Day One: We arrived two nights before ...
... we took heaps of photos and were able to climb up a couple of stones but nothing higher. We went inside the middle pyramid and got to go all the way down into the burial chamber, there really isn't anything worth seeing inside the pyramid, it's more for the experience of actually being inside. The passage ways are very small and I had to almost crawl all the way until the burial chamber where it opened up. We then made ...
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