Qasr El Bawity Hotel
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... was waiting for us, and we arrived at our accommodation about 2:30am, and quickly headed to bed.
I really enjoyed Ethiopia. It's not on everybody's bucket list to visit, but it should be. If you get a chance - go. The climate is great. The people are wonderful - friendly, smiling, polite and helpful. The sights, especially outside of Addis, are stunning, and Lalibela is one of the most fun places I've visited. Prices are cheap, and what is really refreshing is that it ...
... s flat to catch our lift. Our driver flinches visibly as three great black monstrosities tumble backwards into the car and land in an undignified pile on the backseat.
'Ah... you look ... that's not quite what I was anticipating...'
'You mean, we don't need to cover our heads??'
'No - and people will be wearing much more casual clothes than...that. As in, much more casual.'' Marvellous.
For once it's useful that ...
... Sections of stone wall with hieroglyphics carved into them several thousand years ago, telling a story whose central characters are now the stuff of ancient legend. Rolls of papyrus with the same familiar characters of the Egyptian alphabet, denoting Pharaohs bringing gifts to Ra, the God of the midday sun. Walls of wooden sarcophagi. I lean fairly heavily against organised religion but the age of these relics and the story they tell is mind-blowing. Every so often I see something whose ...
... started a trend that was to continue for most of the tour! I guess this was mainly due to her being the only one of us with an Arabic name. (Well, I guess mine counts, but the Egyptians were only interested in the girls, sometimes to an uncomfortable extent, which I'll write about later.)
Where was I? Oh right, mummies! After the animal's, Brendan and paid the extra fee to see the Royal Mummy collection, and it was well worth it! The collection includes ...
... fear of, I infer, is by my Cairene friend, whose offer to take me off for a few days outside of Cairo is at best 'weird’ and at worst ‘dangerous’. In our on-going dialogue over the days leading up to the concert, I try my best to sort necessary information about personal safety from their qualms about girls travelling with people outside the family.
Out of this confusion of opinions and apprehensions, we arrive at the agreement ...