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We arrived in Cairo 6 am sharp. We were happy to see Nora and Mustafa again but we were tired and at this point, we actually just want to check in and freshen up. It's too early to check in and so we were taken for a trip to Coptic Cairo. Well, the good thing is we get to see Cairo , early in the morning. It is pleasant because there isn't much …
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 ...
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In many temples and tombs we saw the symbol of ankh that means life and illustrates two things: The divine chemical count is that 1+1=3, meaning man, woman and child. life and represents man woman and child, and Egypt - delta, Nile, east and west banks.
The crown of Lower Egypt looks like a bucket. The crown of Upper Egypt looks like a champagne bottle.
We learned that heiroglyphics are written in the direction it should be read. ...
... only 10 of us plus Will) that we all got on spectacularly. The meeting was a mix of info about the trip and getting to know each other. The itinerary for the trip is roughly as follows:
Day 1: Arrival day and group meeting
Day 2: Cairo Museum and Pyramids at Giza, board overnight train to Aswan
Day 3: Arrive Aswan, visit Philae Temple and Nubian Village
Day 4: Abu Simbel temples, board our felucca and start sailing down the ...
... has ensued from gingerly asking for advice is enough to fill several postcards with, never mind whether I made it to the excursion itself or not. It’s been remarkable how their response has simultaneously drawn out how close we’ve become, whilst simultaneously reminding me of the miles between our different cultural perspectives. First on my agenda was to find out about the safety of travelling as a foreigner to south Sinai, so when their ...
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