Minamar Museum Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... and no sleep, so we wandered around for a short amount of time before meeting up out the front and heading out. Out the front we said goodbye to Nardeen who we wouldn't see again this trip, (but we have her on facebook at least!) and went back to the van. I got an extremely quick snooze in between this stop and the Khan Al-Khalili markets where we got off and went with George over to the stalls. We stopped at a restaurant to use the toilets, (which were disgusting) then ...
... system, up the MJ catwalk comes the Groom, Bride's brother, plus entourage, dressed in tall fez hats and twirling batons, to act out the roles of the classic old song that's playing, singing to the bride. The room erupts in whistles and applause, which cease for the announcement of the first dance.
I've come to learn that the format of an Egyptian wedding runs the opposite to ours: the newly weds take to the floor and as they start to dance, dry ice creates a ...
... got some quick Egyptian food - the falafel was amazing - before sleeping for a couple hours. In the evening we went for some more Egyptian food which was delicious - lamb and okra tangine with pita to dip in was amazing. I should have taken pictures of my food too! We then saw the pyramid light show around 9pm which was nice. They light up all of the pyramids and give you a story of all the pharaohs. We also found out we could climb the ...
... Some had wigs. Some had their original hair dyed with yellow henna. Some were disfigured from the way they were killed. One of the mummies had skin so well preserved that it was possible to see the pockmarks in her skin from smallpox. I also enjoyed the giant mummified Nile crocodiles and fish. Next, we spent some time wandering around Tahrir Square. If you look closely enough there are still some signs of the revolution—graffiti, tents, large stones strewn ...
... pyramids are hidden behind the hotel buildings. Not what we were led to expect!
After cleaning up, we walk to the main hotel building. We dine at the Moghal, an Indian restaurant with a fine reputation. It is our first-ever Indian meal and we exercise caution since our tolerance for spicy food is not great. Beth has chicken kabob while I have the lamb. Both are excellent.
After dinner we return to our room anxious to stretch out and get some ...
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