Novotel Cairo 6th Of October
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... going to leave each other soon, will you teach me about alchemy?" Santiago asked. "You know alchemy" the alchemist responded. He did though tell him about alchemists who failed because they were only trying to find their treasure, not doing their personal legend, and everything has a personal legend, just not all find it.
As they were riding towards the pyramids and they saw two tribesmen, then ten, then hundreds. They seized ...
... crocodiles! We learnt that they mummified animals for four different reasons; pets of the kings, animals for food in the afterlife, sacred animals and offerings for the gods. There was another room of real mummies after that, which was just as cool as the last room, although there was one case with nothing in it, which was a little bit creepy! We kept waiting to turn around and see it standing up!! After that Darren and I wandered back through the relics downstairs that we ...
... was incredibly smoky. Bill opted for vegetarian! He had gnocchi with pesto and I had a spicy fish and rice dish. It was pretty good and very reasonably priced.
After completing the blog on the patio at the hotel, Bill went and played a game of chance at the casino and won back some of our tricks and tips money!
I should mention, we have walked to dinner both nights and it has been incredibly safe. We have even seen female expats walking or jogging alone after ...
... it. When they become King they start working on their tomb because as soon as they die they are buried and then the tomb is closed. We wanted to do the balloon flight over the Valley of the Kings, but due to a serious accident occurring 6 weeks before all balloon flights were suspended whilst safely measures were taken out. We then ventured further south to Aswan where we visited a Nubian home and had a real Egyptian dinner with a family. The Nubian people are African Egyptians, ...
... on. Walking toward the magnificent, looming ancient structures. As we pass the ticket office, some local tout is being held across the neck by a horse whip, held by the guy behind him. Just ignore, we were taught.. just ignore.
Despite significant signage, people are clambering all over the Great Pyramid of Khufu, a standing directly in front of us. There’s 2.3 million blocks of limestone weighing anywhere between 2 and 4 tonnes piled almost perfectly up to ...
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