Qasr El Bawity Hotel
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... pyramids has camels, horses and carriages and a few market areas. They are all seeking your custom but I didn't find them over intrusive. We probably spent a good couple of hours being taken on foot and by vehicle to various vantage points before moving to the Sphinx area. The Sphinx is huge too and is showing signs of erosion by the elements. In this environment I certainly feel like I am in Egypt and in a desert. Today the ...
... us on camel and horse tours). After getting our tickets and going through security, a guide latched on to us. I kept telling him no, and started to walk off, but my companion was engaging him in conversation. And I'll admit, this is one of those times where traveling with someone else, and talking to the guide, paid off. He was actually extremely knowledgeable (knew a lot more than the normal faux guide recitation of guidebook information) and kept the touts at bay so we didn't ...
... upon my return from the store so I don't have to think about it again. The suggestion was made to wash eggs, too.
Unfortunately, we are on a curfew and have to be in our homes by 7pm. We follow the curfew religiously. Many days so far, my roomies and I have gone out shopping to get necessities and found ourselves in a dilemma because it's 4:30 and we haven't planned for dinner and the restaurants and shops will be closing by 6:00 or 6:30 to let their ...
... care of my aches and pains for many years to come. He was kind enough to include a small handblown glass bottle with our purchase.
We then went to the citadel. Omar explained that in 1176 construction was started on the citadel by Saladin to protect Cairo during the Crusades and finally finished by Mohammed Ali, an Albanian soldier. Mohammed Ali became the ruler of Egypt because he was ambitious and popular. He also became known as the father of modern Egypt. He ...
... flavours. Very nice but we bought none.
As we intitially learned in India, it is always good to dine with your guide in order to learn about a people's eating habits. It might have cost us more than it would have in a regular restaurant but I got to eat the local cuisine. I also learned how to eat it... Our guide, Osama was his name, made me eat babaganoush, tahini, hummus, eggplant, kebabs, lentils and beans. I learned that the eggplant is eaten in ...