TripAdvisor Reviews Magic Hotel Cairo
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... meeting at 1pm. Issued with our ‘plates’ to go on the front of our bikes- i am number 125. Also got a box of high energy bars - one a day for the next 20 days - all have to be fitted into our storage lockers, plus some dry lube and a small pot of ‘butt cream’ - to add to what we’ve all brought with us. Is applied liberally to one’s bottom every morning before donning your cycle shorts with padding.
Next decision to ...
... feeling a little battered.Off the metro and into a cab we were home with a bit of time to shower and relax before dinner as well as bidding farewell to a 4 of our new friends who had to start on other tours.
Dinner tonight we opted for a local place that served Syrian cuisine, funny thing to do in Egypt maybe but the menu across this part of the world is all pretty similar.We went for an entree of Fetoush salad and Kibbeh expecting similar to what we had in Petra ...
... calls to bus companies and shuttles to realize that another Canadian guy had taken Nigel’s bag by mistake and it was now headed 6 hours in the wrong direction. Long story short, we figured out a way for them to put Nigel's bag on a bus in Izmir, that bus was then headed towards us and we would get on that bus for Cappadocia. Was this really going to work??? We were extremely skeptical about this actually working but we had no choice but to trust them. Sure enough, a few ...
... opening until the end of the month long curfew. This means we won't open until September 15th, two weeks from now. For me, this is a bonus, because it gives me two more weeks to plan and get ready - teachers NEVER feel like there is enough time to get ready. Plus we will get four additional days off.
On those off days, many teachers are planning to go somewhere - Greece, Spain, the US, Kenya, etc. I'm thinking about going to the beach (the RED SEA ...
... with the Egyptian alphabet on, plus the most teeny-tiny model of a Pyramid I could find. Once again, our guide made it clear that while there would be goods on offer, we were to be under no pressure to buy anything. He was a good guy. Incidentally, it was this lack of pressure and badgering that made me relaxed enough to have a proper look around and find something I liked. I knew before I walked inside that I wanted something to take away from the experience, something I could pin up on ...
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- Shame about the AirConditioning
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