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TravelPod Member ReviewsIsis Hotel Cairo
As there is a revolution going on at the moment, I am getting a great deal! Nicest room in the place. Complimentary tanks under my window! Thus far they have treated me very well.
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... to brutally emotional painting adorning the walls in and around the square.
Once we had seen and snapped this it was time for our last adventure, trying to get a taxi that would run the meter for 2 tourists during peak time in Tahrir Sq, after about 20mins we finally got one and we were on our way.
Back at the hotel we organised an airport transfer and breakfast box for 6:30am before one again defaulting to room service and getting an early night.
Next stop Greece.....
... house for tea and talk with no ulterior motives. In one village, the village head even gave me a tour. And as luck would have it, one man I ran into had a friend you was running tours for the Nile Cruise boat crowd and more upmarket hotels, so I was able to make a booking to get to Abu Simbel, the major reason I came to Aswan. So, I attempted to get a few hours sleep before my 3:30 am pickup for a 4 am departure. You leave this early because 1) the sight is 300km away and 2) ...
I left Portland very early Saturday morning and flew to New York. Got some great pictures coming into the city. I was not supposed to get the window seat; ticketed to sit smack dab in the center. The people on either side of me were together, a father taking his daughter to New York to go to college. They were more than willing to let me have their window so they could sit together. I was able to get pictures of the Rocky Mountains, some Michigan Lakes, and New ...
... of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms. One of the things that was depicted was 6 papyrus which means that the king of the North killed 6,000 in the battle. If you want to learn more: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories /narmer.htm
In the period between 2,465 to 2,323 BC the statues of the Pharaoh's did not have facial emotion. Contrast this with the middle kingdom period statues. The Kings look stressed, they ...
... climbing part of this mountain in complete darkness, (we did not follow the normal path until the end of the walk) he was an hour late getting us so we had to scale part of the mountain, to get us to the top before sunrise, that was the hard part, but he was a good leader and we made due, we stopped periodically for breaks (which we all needed) it truly was a difficult climb. I am very glad I did it, what a great feeling of Accomplishment and I get to knock it off my "Bucket List" :) ...