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... he has a vision of an army, armed with weapons, attacking the oasis. He tells this vision to the caravan driver who tells him that he asked a seer to to see the future and the seer told him to live in the present. He also says that God doesn't reveal the future unless he wants it to be changed. The caravan driver thinks that the boy should go see the chiefs. So the boy heads to see the ...
... written on the way to the desert while we sluggishly jockeyed our way past the parking lot of traffic that is otherwise Cairo traffic.
[[Things to note about the traffic here. There isn't so much of a "rush hour", but simply its gridlock and mayhem from 6am to 10pm. You'd be wise not to mess with taxis as they're aggressive as all hell. All those polish or other eastern European taxi drivers in Chicago pale in comparison. Also, the bigger ...
... The sand storm
was just kicking off and being pelted by flying debris was quite a
sensation on bare skin. Ana and I were thinking about replacing our
coffee table with this piece.
had to ...
... a roller coaster again.
At the bottom of the hill was a huge...lake? This is where the swim suits come in handy- we parked and went to the water, which ironically was freezing cold. No way I was going in there- too much wind, too much sand, too much cold water. I rolled up my pants and put my feet in, and there were actually only three people who put on their suits and went in- it was that cold. We basically hung out here for the rest of the day, making ...
... We got to go inside some of them, but they actually felt super creepy. While waiting to walk into one of the tombs we spotted two human skulls resting on the ground, an arm bone nearby, and a shoulder blade to top it all off. Can't say I've ever randomly been out and seen human bones lying around- definitely creepy and cool. We climbed to the very top of the mountain and looked out over a gorgeous view of Siwa. Finally it was time for lunch, so we headed into town and ate at a ...