Royal Marshal Hotel
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I had made prior arrangements to meet a group of teachers in New York so we could sit together and get acquainted. There was one family - two parents and two middle school kids. Very nice people. The others that were transitioning in New York didn't meet with us and we learned that the other family with kids decided not to come. The plane was HUGE! Nine rows across and at least 50 long. I was in seat 47C, on the aisle. The plane was not ...
... come back next week
Votive mummies animals that represent the gods were kept in catacombs near the tombs. Like a votive candle in Church, it is a prayer that continues as long as it is intact.
Some of the things we have learned over the past couple of days:
Cartouche was used for kings to write their names and it used to be a symbol of the cosmos. You can read hieroglyphics from right to left, left to right or top ...
... people to jump in and out. People cross the road wherever they can. Kids play on the road in between the traffic.
Buildings in Cairo are left unfinished on the outside because it reduces taxes the people have to pay the government. The more attractive a residence, the higher the taxes. Families add additional floors to their buildings as each child gets married. Each ...
... the experts explaining some great stuff, and the audience are responding well (me hoping desperately the Arabic answers haven’t spilled into my next question whilst my comprehension was left far behind…). By the time we leave I’m chuffed to have been able to participate, though feel like a major cop-out on the linguistic front.
On leaving the campus at 10.30pm, it dawns on Megan and me that taxis don’t venture as far as this desert outpost by chance, ...
... sight really doesn't do it justice… even with all the tourist traps – camel and donkey rides - it really is a place of awe and wonder... just the sheer size of stones used at the base of the Pyramids boggles the mind... And you are free to climb on them - not too high, but it really did feel strange to be standing on something built so long ago. To top it off, there are a lot of local tourist ...
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