Horus House Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... Wow! Just standing there looking at all 11kg of it was like being in front of the Mona Lisa. He was only king for 10 years (age 9-19) but today, he is probably the most famous pharaoh out of all of them due to the wealth in his tomb that was amazingly untouched for thousands of years! We stayed gazing at this for about 5 min and almost had the room to ourselves, given how few tourists visit nowadays.
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... All the artefacts are displayed in the Cairo museum. Here the Stepped pyramid stands alone surrounded by tombs and funerary temples. The Odyssey tour starts today so a trip to the Giza Plateau. All kinds of transport is on offer, camel, horse, cart or you could go with the bus. I took the cart as it offered the most shade and the least effort. The camels all seemed to be very tall and noisy. There are 110 pyramids spread along the West Bank of the Nile. The ones at ...
We met the guide at 9am for our first day of sight seeing. Rad has a degree in Egyptology. We drove to Memphis. To see the limestone statue of Ramese 2nd. Tip- when bargaining it is usually half the price they gave you. Get change first before you hand over the money. Off to Sakkara where the first stone pyramid was built and this is the first stone structure of the world. We visited a Carpet ...
... sheisha cafes. I asked Yesser if women were allowed in these places. Apparently there is no ban as such but traditionally it is more a man's domain and women just would not partake. No wonder Hedi and I didn't fit in....westerners AND women in these cafes! :)
We got a tad lost (much to David's disgust that he in particular was disorientated) but finally once again found the Falafel restaurant (Felfela - since 1959). It was ...
After crossing the new border post, you have entered one of the world’s most remote and least visited countries. Once there, you will discover that the Sudanese are some of the world’s friendliest people. For many riders this is where the “real” Africa begins. With the Nile River as companion, you will spin past minarets and through palm grove villages that have hardly changed in hundreds of years.
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