Sheraton Dreamland Hotel & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Giza
... for her wedding gold, accompanied by the bride's mother, sisters and female attendants to ensure that he spends far more than he has.
After a time of exploration of the maze of market laneways, it was back to the hotel for a dinner of kebabs, salad, bread, and rice pudding on the rooftop while we watched the nightly sound and light show on the pyramids, before blogging and heading to bed to catch up on the few hours sleep we had last ...
... Alchemist didn't lead me anymore, I only had three hours from the Pyramids.
Unfortunately, I met the robbers and they forced me to dig into the dune. But there was nothing. One of them told me that never believe in dreams, it wasn't true because he also had a recurrent dream about the treasure in Spain. Then, they left.
After all, I knew where my treasure was. Fatima, I were returning to you. ...
... removed when he died, except the heart. It was a belief in the afterlife that the Pharaoh's heart would be weighed. If it was light (not weighed down with sins), that meant he had lived a good life and would go on to the afterlife.
We were then able to walk near the Sphinx and take photos. That was the largest crowd we saw all day, 20 or so people… Again, this is so wrong!
Then we rejoined Omar and Makmood and drove to the New Merit Papyrus ...
... so long ago ....as do we in modern times in some ways!
Watching papyrus parchment made was interesting, starting with a freshly cut reed turned into 'paper' that survives hundreds of years - no preservatives, only a little bit of plant sugar as glue (with lots of soaking and pressing). Hieroglyphics were pretty cool too! Guessing that being in Egypt around 4,000 years ago was even more of a golden era for engineers than today - they ...
... See how
Hollywood has indoctrinated me into this false belief??!!
On the third day I went to Alexandria – the whole trip took
twelve hours and most of that was being stuck in traffic. The Bay of Alexandria
is magnificent but the traffic on the Corniche is bumper to bumper both ways
and the magnificent buildings are in need of repair. I saw the rubbish laden poorer
areas where most of the sites on the tourist map are found ...
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