Horus House Hotel
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- Pets allowed
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... We also visited the Sphinx, and I was lucky enough to steal a kiss from the half man-half lion, much to Luke's dismay (picture to come!). As I am writing this, we are stuck in traffic on the way to the airport. Sitting in traffic here is much more interesting than in America, as we have spent the past 20minutes watching cars hurl themselves over the foot and a half high median of the interstate to get out of the traffic jam - imagine a car ...
... us around and keep us safe. We came through heavy rain this morning just like a tropical rainstorm and have been told to expect that while we are here. Yesterday while at the pyramids we had Cairo's annual rainfall... All of the ten drops they get!! Alexandria's skyline boasts the fires out of pipes which indicate their gas resources and petrol is 3 Egyptian pounds a litre equivalent to about 60 NZ cents!! Wish you were all ...
... on. At the end we said goodbye to our donkeys and headed into the valley. We went into 3 different tombs, which had some amazing colours still left inside. It was pretty hot while we were there. Then we jumped onto the bus and most of the others went over to have a look at Queen Hatshepsut's Temple, while a few of us stayed at a coffee shop. I decided to sit this one out again. After they finished up at the temple we headed to our day hotel to wait out the midday heat. We were picked ...
... Roman fortress all around it too. We went inside, and Nardeen gave us a bit of history about the place, and told us why it was called the Hanging Church. It was actually built on top of the Roman fortress, and some rooms had glass floors, so you could see down into the fortress, so the church actually has no real foundations, its just kind of hanging there! The roof was pretty cool too, designed like an upside down Ark. We were all pretty tired by this point after a couple of ...
... boiled eggs, omelette station, juice, smoothies, french toast, scrambled eggs, and yes, my new favourite, honey combs!!
So, needless to say, we were running a bit late, so I chugged my tea, grabbed my honey covered toast and ran up to the lobby to start today's adventure.
We met Omar, an Egyptologist, who took care of us for the day. As soon as we entered the van with Makmood, our driver, Omar started throwing down some knowledge. I will not even ...