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... that he was using stealth tactics to draw me in so that without knowing it you had hired a guide who would expect payment - so had to extricate myself from him, making me feel very rude.
Earlier on in the walk around the Pyramids was almost suckered into a similar situation by someone telling you to go to a certain place for a photo opportunity of the Sphinx, 'included in your ticket' but means going through a chained up area in the opposite direction to where ...
... The final of the Championship between Jenny Clarke and Judith Hanekom from South Africa began at 2pm and finished 5 hours later. It was the best of 5 games and was 2 all after 4 hours. It was neck and neck all the way to the 10th hoop and then Jenny put Judith through the 11th hoop which meant that Judith was first to the next hoop and she put her ball through. They both played amazing croquet and the NZers were proud of ...
... guides to help navigate the landscape is key. And our local guides were the best of the best – professional, knowledgeable, helpful, kind-hearted, fun and equipped with a wonderful sense of both humor and adventure.
We did the 9-day King Tutankhamen tour, which begins and ends in Cairo and hits all of the major points. Right out of the gate, day 1 had to be one of the best days of my life – we saw the legendary Giza pyramids and the Sphinx, went inside ...
... we got hassled to buy things, but it wasn't as bad as at some of the tourist sights, and the people were really friendly, even if we didn't buy anything. We were looking for a sticker and a bag, but found neither. At one stage we went to keep walking straight as George had told us, but the policemen said no and led us down another street, which was a bit strange, and not very market-ey or busy. There were guys with guns on the streets, who were probably policemen, but we ...
... the tombs did not have hieroglyphics until the 5th Dynasty (around 2300 BC)?
That Cairo was not the original capital city, it was Memphis?
The Pharaoh of Upper Egypt wore a white crown and that the Pharaoh of Lower Egypt wore a red crown?
That when the two kingdoms united the King wore a red and white crown?
The Egyptians were the first civilization to make paper (papyrus)?
The Egyptians were the first civilization to have a calendar?