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... They had four children working on the looms, and gave mike and I a chance to try it out. The carpets are beautiful - especially the silk ones, but of course very pricey. By the time we got to Memphis I was hungry, tired, and very hot. We walked in to see the giant legless tomb of King Ramzi II and the alabaster sphinx. Also our new favorite is to tell the people that offer to take pictures of us "no money" and then run away after when ...
... will be nothing left of the famous Cairo Bath Houses.
I will not mention any names here only out of respect to the kind older gentelmen who let me inside.
So gentleman the only clean, relatively well kept hamman not in a five star hotel I can recommend because I have tried them all in Cair. Of course I have not tried any that are Gentlemen Only but I have seen some of the inside of them
Hammam El Talaat
16 Rd. 218
It started with a trip to the Egypt Museum of Antiquities with our tour guide Mido. He was extremely knowledgable on Egyptian and Old Testament history. He explained the various kingdoms of Egypt and who built what. The most impressive artifacts were those of King Tutankhamen's treasure. Considering it was probably one of the smaller tombs it was really impressive.
Then we were off to ...
... will grant me permission (I mean, blessing) to go only after meeting Amr to find out more. Having decided to take their advice in earnest and base my decision on it, this works for both parties – them to see whether he seems like a decent bloke, and for me to see if they think it seems a safe place.
And so it is that I find myself after the concert face to face with the stern-looking pair, asking where and when we’ll be meeting Amr for ...
... way to meet a local friend. We picked 'Rami’ because he is near the Giza Pyramids and had good references. We accepted his invitation by sending him a message though the site.
The Train, The Train!
The next order of the day was to get our train tickets for the daytime train to Aswan near the source of the Nile. There have been travel restrictions preventing foreigners from taking the ...