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"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." For a long time I tried to believe that, and was just disappointed. Most of my family believes that, which is great for them, but it didn't work for me. I believe that if you really want something "the universe" can fill you with the strength, patience, and determination needed to achieve your dream, but that also may not happen, so ...
We had a quick shower, packed everything and checked out. We spent a bit of time on the internet and then Hanny met us at 6:00 to take us to the Giza Sound and Light Show. Traffic was crazy as always, but we arrived with plenty of time to spare.
We ran into Pepito again, he was a the Swiss travel agent from our cruiser. We also ran into him at Abu Simbel. When there are so few tourists, I guess ...
... her modest dress, Rebecca gets a lot of ogling stares and a few comments like ‘Oh My God..’ and ‘Lucky Man..’ I can’t argue with the truth.
That night we assemble in the restaurant to meet the people we’d spend the next 17 nights with. We’re met by a young, trendy Egyptian guy called Mohammed Ali, sporting a radical puffy vest and yellow t-shirt. He’s incredibly welcoming as he outlines the itinerary for our time ...
+ The diverse natural beauty
+ Kesar Kolfi (saffron ice cream)
+ Kashmiri rice
+ Garlic naan
+ The chaotic street scenes
+ Seeing the country by motorcycle
+ Having 176 days of fun in India for just $10,314.14 ($59 per day for the two of us)
+ And of course, the many wonderful people we met along the way
... their faces, trying to convince them to buy. I’d seen photos on the internet of this are and when tourism had been at its peak several years ago the path and surrounding area had been so crowded that you could not even see the ground. Although I knew it was due to the political situation it was nice to have the quiet and to see the area in a better way. I couldn’t believe that it had been such a hassle free experience to see the pyramids. Reading online it is made out ...