Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort & Swiss Inn Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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... that are separated by the Nile River - on one side is Cairo, and the other is Giza. Giza is where the pyramids are located.
As we drove over the bridge into Giza, you can just see the tops of the 3 pyramids peeking out over the city proper. It's shocking how close these massive, iconic structures are to the modern city. It reminded me a bit of Rome, or of Athens... the modern city has sprung up around these ancient ruins. You'll be driving or walking along, ...
... gold was put into his tomb. Even a lot of his toys, his first tiny chair from when he was a child. Soooo many artefacts, even chariots! It was great to see the photos of the discovery in 1922 when they dug it out, first opening it up. They began digging here as they saw the sign to his tomb in the valley of the kings but realised he had never been found? Doesn't sound like such a big deal but when you actually see it and realise these things are around 4500yrs ...
... on our photo shoot so that we could get out of the park and into a taxi back to our hotel for a group dinner, however it has certainly given us a memory that we will never forget.
Now in one of our previous blogs we spoke about the beeping horns and cacophony of noise that is Saigon. Let us tell you that that has nothing on Cairo where you would think that the horn has simply been added as a toy to play with when sitting in traffic or that every car is at the control of ...
... up close and personal. We heard all about them individually from our guide then we were able to climb partway up and photograph everything. He was in no hurry and took quite a few photos for us himself. He had lots of silly suggestions which we loved and it was great fun. At one pyramid Richard got cornered by some hawkers and ended up with an Arab headress on his head and a stack of postcards, he is really not sure how much he paid as it was 2 on ...
An amazing tour, met some great people along the way and had awesome tour guides full to the brim of knowledge and tips.
Can recommend this destination to all.. not at any time did we feel unsafe. Would definitely suggest going on a tour as there is so much to see and so much to try and organise, also, just for peace of mind if you are a little concerned about safety. Would love to go back and see ...