Octopus Garden Resort
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... br> The night is in much the same format as the previous one, accept on this occasion the marriage happens during the party; a similar procedure to the last, yet even quicker. You could miss it if you weren't concentrating. We feel more comfortable with the dancing this time and get out our Shaaby street battle dance moves, to the mixed disbelief and delight of those around us. As a measure of the banquet's lavishness, I feel as plastered to my chair after eating ...
... Ra-Horakhty - was represented with a falcon head and a sun disk headdress surrounded by a cobra. He was the living manifestation of Ra
Sekhmet - was represented as a woman with a lions head, was the eye of Ra, was the alternate form of Hathor and wife of Ptah
Seth - was represented with an aardvark head, was the red god, was the god of evil, chaos and violence, he killed his brother Osiris and was killed by Horace, the son of Isis.
... 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 ...
... clock I must be
in another area of the city having successfully found Lucie’s institute ready
to teach, I decide to speed up the wait by tracking down the elusive rock star
(who it now transpires has no credit and no car) somewhere in the underground
network of the metro. After much weaving of crowds, and going to and fro
through the ticket machines in various directions in various stations, we meet.
It’s 2.20pm. Mando takes the reins, ...
... of Tutenkamun's treasures are there in these old display cases - probably 1000's of them, nothing really special among 1000's of other artifacts!
The afternoon was spent at Giza. Only James went into the Great Pyramid as the rest of us were satisfied with our 'private' trips into the pyramids yesterday. (He said it was bigger but similar, ...