Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino Cairo
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... Prize in Literature. After the market, we headed back to the hotel and got ready for the henna party. The henna party is a traditional Egyptian celebration for the bride-to-be, similar to a bridal shower in the US. We enjoyed the home-cooked Egyptian food, dancing and, of course, beautiful henna by a local artist. We explored many facets of Cairo during our first 24 hours but there was one consistent feeling we kept getting: You are welcome ...
... enjoying another very wary sleep.
Our last full day in Cairo and we were on our own, we hadn't planned on doing much so the day started pretty lazily with a sleep in and breakfast.
After breakfast we organised ourselves and did a bit of trip planning, lunch was once again from our friends at GAD before heading to Tahrir Square.This square was ground zero for both the 2011 & 2013 revolutions, it is close to the museum which unfortunately sustained some damage ...
... in Cairo I headed to the Egyptian museum. It is Friday and considered the weekend here, so it was not crowded at all. I was able to walk around and see everything. Pictures are not allowed inside so that was a bummer. It was still cool to see these things from the time of the Pharaohs. After the museum I headed out to find a geocache. My sister Ashley had told me about this before and then brought it up again the other day. I had downloaded the app while in Dahab but this ...
... themselves, pulling their younger girls, confused at the strange white girl, into the routine too.
When I can clap no more I manage to weave a way back to the safety of our table, in time for another crowd-hushing announcement from the DJ. The lights drop again, and as the couple are led up a long light-up walkway raised high off the ground, the speakers thunder into the colossal chorus of 'O Fortuna', more dry ice pours from behind a red curtain, and then ...
... of these heaps were slowly smoldering with no appearance of anyone watching. It's amazing how something that these people know they depend on to survive could be so polluted and mistreated. The area all around Saqqara has things to look at. We first went to a museum and saw a mummy and some other old artifacts. Then we drove up and went in some tombs which were fascinating. They were the only place where we saw hieroglyphics and ...