Marhaba Palace Hotel
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... the past few weeks. But the first glimpse of the pyramids was truly a "holy ****" moment. These things are immense. Huge. Monolithic. I took silly tourist photos in front of them. I admired them from afar and up close. This was one of the bucketlist items on the trip, so I made the most of it. Another bucketlist item was riding a camel. I totally did that. I am seriously happy with myself. I tried to make the camel go faster, which it did to an extent, ...
... We also went to the mummy room. I personally found this quite disturbing. The idea of seeing the mummies was better than actually seeing them. I just felt uncomfortable and disrespectful. BTW Ramses II had blonde hair. Who knew! After the museum we drove toward the Giza plains and stopped for lunch at a falafel place. Egyptian felafel are so good - they are made with fava beans instead of chickpeas. But anyway, there ...
... and your whole life can change. I decided the pannier needs to go. Hope to do this in our rest day in Adu Simbel. I am excited for the rest day - shower, laundry, tomes, saddle sore to heal and hope to get camera charged. It's not been charging, but I am pretty sure I have the wrong cable. 150km tomorrow then a rest day, then we have our first boarder crossing, which sounds like it can be total ...
... now there is the new Chinese road that goes through the desert to Sudan, via Abu Simbel - we will be using this. this TDA our will be the longest km in length due to this.
So we've two longish days - 140 odd and 150km days to look forward to get to Abu Simbel - on desert roads.
So better get my stuff in that is charging from a socket above my bike in the wall of the copied we are camped in and think about going to sleep to prepare for the cycle ...
... voice. It was he, wasn't it? Or wasn't it?
"We're men, aren't we, so let's keep to man's own little standards, struggle the way man's always struggled, struggle against other men and not against the laws of the universe."
My body felt soft with heat, my bones ached and my eyes swam and my temples throbbed.
"We've got to close our eyes to the big thunderstorm that goes on all around us. Man is a lonely creature. ...