Moevenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City
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... the wifi is so we happily used that. Our dinner cruise was on a swish boat and it was quite full with both locals and tourists, at least one room out of the 2 dining rooms. It was a buffet so we got to try some interesting and new things. After dinner we went up on board to see Cairo at night. There were fireworks which we have found out are for weddings. Interesting as both nights our motel has hosted a wedding. The decorations have changed each ...
... followed by several Coptic churches, and lastly the Jewish Synagogue, which was originally a church, but sold to the Jewish community to pay back taxes owed to the state.
Then it was off to the Egyptian Museum. Thousands of exhibits, so we only picked the eyes out of it all in the two hours we were there. It's just plain hard to fathom that most of the exhibits are between three and five thousand years old as they are generally in ...
... Anyway, our bus dropped us off at the end of the street and we weaved our way on foot between the tanks, past the soldiers and riot police, past the government building that was burned out during the 2011 revolution, and into the museum.
And what a museum! Wow, wow, wow! I could spend days there. We saw hieroglyphs, mummies, and King Tut's treasures. Despite being nearly 4,000 years old, many of them look brand new. A throne overlayed with gold, gold-beaded ...
... that, though the tomb had not escaped contemporary pillaging, there was still a large amount of artefacts left, and it is these that take up a large section of the second floor of the Cairo Museum. By far the most well known of these is the beautiful mask that covered the king's face. Made of 11kg of solid gold, it is certainly a sight to behold! Along with a heap of jewels, rings, necklaces and the like, the collection also includes the sarcophagi of Tutankhamun, ...
... at the whole thing that our drivers’ fears aren’t founded. I’d been so shaken by the boys' strong reactions that I've almost been convinced otherwise. Like a Baz Lurhmann Montague Capulet stand-off, the cars pull up opposite each other, doors open, and Emily, Tim and I sit in a silent car as the scrunching footsteps of Mando and Seif die away.
After observing the meeting from inside the car some distance away, I decide to embrace ...