Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino Cairo
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... far before the inevitable hassling of camel rides and horses to see the attractions. On the way back home I learn Arabic numbers which means I can read the prices of things, always handy! At night some crazy things I saw included a cow casually chained up on Cairo's version of Oxford Street and a "viagra sandwich" at one of Cairo's biggest fast food chain. Wonder if that's on a long hard ...
... the lady of the land, the Sphinx.This famous lioness actually came to be not from design but because the rock from which it is carved was too hard to quarry out for the pyramids. Not wanting an eyesore a decision was made to turn it into what we have today, (may not be factually accurate but close enough).We were once again blighted by scaffold however as to preserve the Sphinx constant restoration work is required.
Giza done we were on our way out when we witnessed ...
... to Cairo as I was no longer going through Sudan. But since the trains were not running yet (they were shut down after the coup for security), I bought my 14 hour overnight bus ticket, which I was extremely excited for. Because I'll be honest, when you're on the road and used to taking 14 hour uncomfortable overnight train and bus rides, it doesn't phase you. After a little break back in the good old USA, you just sigh a little. Arriving in Aswan in the morning, I turned out ...
... for our school's bus to come pick us up to go to Carrefour and every taxi on the block and seven subsequent blocks came by, honked, stopped, honked, drove around, came back and honked. There were more than a dozen of us, after all. That would have been quite a lucrative fare for several taxis. We kept shaking our heads and waving them on.
School orientation and new teacher training start Sunday, August 25. Since this is a Muslim country, they observe ...
... today is different than the language of the Koran, therefore it can be misinterpreted. 2) If you only read some of the words of a verse instead of the entire verse, it gives a completely different meaning. 3) The difference of literal language vs interpretation (moderates vs conservatives).
The five tenants of Islam are: 1) Believe in one god. 2) Pray five times a day. 3) Fast during Ramadan. 4) 2.5% tithing to the poor. 5) Go to Mecca once in your life if you ...