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I took the train from cairo to luxor. They try to make foreigners take a us$100 sleeper train, but I managed to weasel my way into a us$15 train ticket, which was a bit grimy even though it was "first class". Highlight of the trip was getting tummy issues on board the train from eating at one of the oldest restaurants in cairo (Nasser hatched the coup that brought him to power in the restaurant). While at the luxor train station, I noticed the local ...
... that you have a speed bump out the front of your house, well these people wake up the next morning and make it a reality". He also told us a story of how people he knew actually built a speed bump out the front of their house just to enjoy the people slowing down.
We eventually arrived at the Valley of the kings and it was very much desert! Once again we were the only car in a huge cark park. We met up with our awesome guide and he took us through 3 ...
This morning was one of the hottest days in Egypt so far. we set off early and reached Queen
Hatshepsut's temple situated next to the Valley of the Kings.
Queen Hatshepsut (or more commonly known as Queen Hot Chicken Soup) is represented as a male ruler. She ruled for 21 years and called herself King as the was no name for a Queen in her time, She was the alpha female of her day, ...
... For the rest of the tour people are going to think I spilled Fanta across my beige t-shirt!
After breakfast Wouter, Antoinette and I went to the market. Wouter and I were back around 13:00, but Antoinette decided to test our nerves and walked around until 16:00. We didn’t think it was funny that she wondered around alone for so long. The rest of the day we played bridge and relaxed.