The Karvin Hotel
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... to get over the remainder of our jet lag. This morning, our weather had slightly improved so we headed out to the great pyramids in Giza, which also lived up to their hype. Their sheer size and the number of stones that make up each one is incredible and leaves you in awe of how such as thing could have been built over 4000 years ago when their tools were primitive compared to the resources we have available today. Truly they are a wonder of ...
... terrains have worn a jacket more often than I expected. I think it is a comfortable time of the year to visit. Next morning...we have been taken to Alexandria this morning (it is a 4+ hr journey) and have been delivered to a magnificent hotel on the Mediterranean Coast in what is called the Gold Coast. The trip up was a change from the desert that surrounds Cairo and extends South. As you go north it becomes greener ...
... The guy that owned the donkeys actually remembered me without me saying anything. We were paired with our donkeys and set off. Sim seemed to have a racing donkey that just loved to be out in front. Mine seemed to just be happy trotting along at its own pace somewhere in the middle of the pack. One of the other girls ended up going over her donkey's head after it tripped and went down on its knees. Mine did the same thing not long after but it recovered pretty quick and I managed ...
... would have been destroyed. So racing against the water they moved it up on higher land and reassembled it. It is hard to grasp the intelligence and hours of our work that went into this. It is surprising to me how close the lake is to the new site - what if they had miscalculated?! Getting there was an early start as everyone is required to go and return in a military convoy for safety so we were up at 3AM but it was worth it. On the way back we got to see the new dam that was ...
... out to Saqqara. Here there is the oldest structure IN THE WORLD. It is what the great pyramids were inspired by, the step pyramid. Rather than being a triangular shape like the great pyramids, this one had 6 stepped layers, giving its pyramid shape. It was pretty amazing. We wandered around the area through the palm trees in the super fine sand (which felt amazing), around the ruins and broken statues and ancient pillars and courtyards. It was very cool. And not so many ...