Horizon Pyramids Hotel
Travel Blogs from Giza
Our travels have brought us back to Cairo and we are staying across the Nile in Giza. We took the overnight train back from Luxor last night and arrived in Giza about 8:30. Our hotel allowed us to check in early and we promptly took a 2 hour nap. Our time in Egypt has been really good with lots of sights to see and most of the people are friendly. …
... Philip was with me. Poor Philip couldn’t recline his seat back because some arrogant fat **** complained about his legs. He couldn’t leave his backpack in the aisle because a few more complained. Those with luggage on the bus had to sit with them on their laps. Philip was sandwiched between the reclined seat in front and his own unreclined seat with his big backpack on his lap for the duration. Police checks were frequent. Tanks with ...
... Friday) more demonstrations blocking the city square and setting fire to the Presidential House with Molotov cocktails….continuing unrest related to influence of Muslim Brotherhood leadersdhip and worsening economic situation.
Overnight relaxed back in hotel in Giza, enjoyed time reflecting and gazing over to the pyramids and re-arranging for our next adventure in Turkey. We enjoyed meeting some ...
... Hollywood. Fortunately, he does respond to the single rein I hold in my hand. He behaves and soon enough the ride comes to a merciful end.
We return to our bus and head for the Cheops Boat Museum. The boat in question is said to have carried Cheops body and belongings from Thebes to Giza for burial. The boat is made of Lebanese cedar and is 141 feet long. The boat was not found until 1954 near Cheops’ pyramid. It took twenty years to dig up ...
... road. It’s a bright, fresh January morning (about
20’C) and along the banks of the Nile workers tend their crops and images of
running kids and brightly coloured washing dance on the water – little flashes
of rural lives just outside the city. Someone leads their donkey at a fast trot
over a bridge up ahead, which we reach to find is a bridge belonging to a train
track that crosses the road. It would seem it’s not that ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking