Minamar Museum Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... a hiatus for our entire stay in Turkey.
The next day we made it back to the Palace, paid the $12 entry fee, and walked around the ancient building filled with artifacts from as early as the 14th century. Unfortunately, we were unable to take pictures but you can imagine how spectacular the treasury room was, filled with gold objects embedded with rubies and emeralds. As for the weather, the snow started dumping in what seemed like a miniature blizzard, but ...
... lost my light weight thermos flask, when the guard demonstrated to me how I could bash someone's head in with it. After insisting it was empty and I had also brought it on a previous flight, he thankfully let me keep it. On the plane it turned out I had once again drawn the short straw when it came to the window seat. The plane started its taxi and just when I began to wonder whether we were driving to our destination instead, we took off. Next stop: Sharm ...
... was represented as a man with a crocodile head, was the god of Upper Egypt, he was considered the protector of the dead
Thoth - was represented with an ibis or baboon head, was the god of wisdom and also describe as the scribe of the gods
More about Osiris and Isis:
Osiris was a very kind, handsome and intelligent man. He married his sister Isis who was a very beautiful woman. Seth (means dirt or wickedness) was their ...
... Museum. The artifacts were truly amazing and we left with a much greater appreciation for why the Tutankhamun tomb discovery was so significant. Tutankhamun’s funerary mask is by far the most impressive mask that has been found and the contents of his opulent tomb make up almost ¼ of the entire museum! Our other highlights were the mummy room and the animal mummy room. It was very interesting to see different royal mummies and the techniques that were used to preserve ...
... married a Swiss girl who was back in Switzerland to deliver their first baby.
We were surprised to learn that Rami already had two other couchsurfers at his flat and another arriving in the afternoon! Rami's first note mentioned that his family’s flat overlooks the Giza pyramids. It turned out that Rami's flat, where we would stay, is a short taxi ride ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Minamar Museum Hotel Cairo
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