The Karvin Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... pray affair. I went to tahrir square which is famous for the start of the revolution in 2011. Walked across the nile and explored the 'manhattan' of Cairo. Obviously as the evening drew near my priority was finding somewhere to watch the manutd - arsenal game. I didn't have to worry as on pretty much every corner there's a shisha cafe with outside footy! ...
... the giggling small boy in front of me. But hey! we arrived and don't need a chiropractor visit for a few weeks! Today has been uneventful really, but that happens when you wake up at 12.30pm. Unpacked bike and few other things. Shower today was cold, but having learnt since then yesterday is was to hot. The safe doesn't work, least I can't figure it out, so not sure what to do with that one. Only for a few days so really does it matter? Meet up with some ...
... unfortunately it shows it however I guess when you compare it to the age of the exhibits it is just a pup, it also contains over 120,000 individual items which could take an eternity to go through, luckily with Mahmoud on board we spent the first hour seeing the main highlights from sarcophagus to papyrus and the very impressive King Tutankhamen room which includes his iconic golden mask.After the first hour we were given time to explore ourselves which we used to enter ...
... a ride it was. We have never visited a third world country, but what an eye opener the short time in Egypt was. I think the 10 hours in Egypt left as much as an impression as anything else we had seen on the previous 60 or so days. Just surviving a taxi ride on Cairo roads is an accomplishment in ...
... they don't stop and keep following you. There tactic consists of three phases. First, they just bug you, asking if you want a ride, to buy something, whatever they're selling. It's the polite approach: what's your name, where are you from, etc. failing that, they try the sob story: there are no tourists, my horse needs to eat, I need to feed my family, etc. not saying its not true, but they try to manipulate your emotions. Failing that, they try the angry and yelling ...