Safir Hotel Cairo
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... it was surprising because I'm sure our driver didn't know which pedal the brake was) and it truly stuck out like a small thumb. A gorgeous 7 story four star hotel surrounded by decrepit fruit markets with nearly a hundred goats eating garbage out of a broken skip bin. In the hotel, there was a message for us. We were to change hotels and will be picked up within the hour. We found out that we were moved because the ...
... but we all became a bit flustered when the 'carpet guide' wanted to take us upstairs to the even bigger showroom....as we knew a serious hard sell was about to follow. So Barry in his usual entertaining way explained in no uncertain terms that we did not want to go upstairs. We figured it was just better not to go in the first place. We had only stopped at this place as it was Yessa's attempt to find us a market. ...
... They are willing to answer silly westerner questions about most anything and you truly feel you have made friends.
Our first stop was the great pyramids of Giza. There are actually 9 pyramids here. The largest is the great pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). built around 2560BC almost 5 thousand years ago! It is also the last remaining wonder of the 7 ancient wonders of the world. Beside this pyramid is the pyramid of his son Khafre or ...
... was the case. New Cairo felt different. It was like a completely different and more modern city. Where we were coming from was more of the expectation of the stares, the cat calls, the harrassment. Here is was so calm and peaceful. We were allowed to just be. We finished our pizza and then shopped until we couldn't handle it anymore. We shopped ourselves out completely. We got lost in the mall several times, looked at almost every store. ...
... to every family that was there. It was a memorable experience. At 1:30 we left, although the service was not yet finished, because I had to get another taxi from my lodge to the airport. My taxi driver had been waiting over an hour for me, as the service was so late (this is Africa), so he got a generous tip for his patience. Photos all round and exchanging of contact details before we parted at the lodge.
Made it to the airport ...