Staybridge Suites Cairo-Citystars
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... My heart could not help but break for the people of Egypt who rely on tourism for a living. The Guesthouse for example only had a few rooms booked one night at a time. And it was most spectacular view you could have! The city was completely empty of tourists. There were no lines to get in at The Great Pyramid and Sphinx, one of the original 7 wonders of the world! The museums and markets had handful of ...
... I will never drive in Cairo. If I did, I would cause an accident. The driver told me that driving in Cairo is like playing Need for Speed. He wasn't joking. Lane markings are less than a guide. Seriously, there were six lines of cars across four lanes on the motorway. Indicating isn't really a thing, and what few traffic lights they have rarely function. Only a few intersections are controlled by Police officers. Yet amazingly, traffic moves ...
... has been measured since the days of the Pharaohs. This particular one was rebuilt by the Persians 1500 years or so ago, the roof replaced in the 1800's when it was destroyed by the French - using a drawing done by a tourist as a guide for it. There are records going back this far about how much water has come down the Nile for much of the time the Nilometer has been there - and has been used as an extremely useful research tool for looking at ...
... impressed. The aisles were very small and tight, most of the items cheap Chinese and the sellers pushy and demanding. We were cautioned about buying and the need to haggle and that's not my forte. It was a quick visit with no purchases made.
Now as the day grows long we head for the banks of the Nile and board a felucca for a sunset ride. A felucca is a sailboat very basic with out much of a keel but rather a central plate and a single floating ...
... shoot that is only negotiated at a low stoop first taking you down before taking you back upwards into the centre of the pyramid, once inside it opens to a surprisingly large chamber which once was stacked with all the necessities of the afterlife however now all that remains is a sarcophagus. The air is hot and humid and the realisation that millions of tons of 4000+ year old stone sits above you is enough to test the nerves. Not needing to hang about we headed back ...