Minamar Museum Hotel
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... Cairo though, you know our first stop was the Grand Pyramids, which if I didn't mention before, we could see from our balcony at the hotel. But seeing them up close was absolutely awe inspiring. To think of how many men it took to build such a structure and then to not even know, for certain, how such massive boulderspw were lifted...AMAZING! Being such a talked about tourist attraction, sometimes you get disappointed by all the hype, but that was not true ...
... as the pyramids disappear into the distance and the hectic traffic of Cairo takes over.
As our next class in egyptian generosity, a taxi arrives at our flat in the evening to drive us across the city to another suburb - but this one the opposite side of the city to the pyramids, Heliopolis (where I arrived and played basketball on my first night in Cairo), where our friend ...
... in 1922, we saw all the mummified bodies of the great kings, thousands of years old but perfectly preserved, even their real hair was still attached to their heads. Skin and bones but incredible how they were bound and preserved and they even inserted fake eyes into their eye sockets. The Rosetta stone replica was there, the original in still in Europe, were it stayed while historians decifered the four langugages on the stone which helped explain so many unanswered ...
... crashes so he also took me to get it fixed... We had a nice lunch together and I tipped him very well. I also asked him to call Adel and tell him I didn't need him to drive me anywhere and that I would be ready at 6 pm to catch my train. He showed up at 6 and was not happy, he kept saying he was worried about me, because the guy at the front desk said I left with a guy on a motorcycle, ( my computer repairman ) I told him I was fine, then he proceeded to say how we were two ...
... was pretty interesting, he set me up with a private car to pick me up the next day to take me to the boat docks in Nuebia (told me how to purchase the ticket to Aqaba) and then get to Jordan, we had a great evening talking about Christianity and the Quran... Camel Ride 120 EP / $20.00 Entrance to Pyramids 60 EP / $10.00 3 day Trip to Dahab $130 / 710 EP 2 Private Dives The Canyons & Ricks Reef $63 /500 EP Cairo Museum $10 / 60 EP Ferry to Aqaba $58 / 460 EP Private car and driver $20 / 160 EP (1:30 ...
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