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Now for the final installment of the Egypt tour. I leave you with 2 food reviews. Basically that’s what we did before we left Egypt. We ate.
Thank you Egypt for the memories.
Thank you Dr.Farag for being the best guide we’ve ever had. Thank you for being a [...]Continue Reading →
On February 17, 2010 By Ms I-Hua
And so we arrive in Sakkara, the original Memphis… not the one where Elvis was born.
Beautiful smooth columns, cool to the touch. This is the roofed collonade columns leading into the funerary complex of King Djoser.
Checked in round 8pm… after a long 4 hour journey from Alexandria to Cairo, I couldn’t be happier.
For our last 2 nights, we were put up in Le Meridien, Pyramids. A would be stunning 5 star hotel if we didn’t stay in Alexandria the night before.
Also, the [...]Continue Reading →
Wiki travel has it that the “Mermaid of Alexandria” is a local legend frequented by both Durrell and Cavafy, but alas, it has fallen far since its glory days. The views are still amazing, and the Greek motifs in the gilded friezes and stenciled frescoes give some character, but the food is, despite [...]Continue Reading →
NOTE: LONG POST AHEAD!
From the excitement and the lack of sleep (only 3 hours), this tour had a mad schedule.
Our welcome plate of fruits, not that we had the energy or time to eat this…
Best hotel ever!!… This was the Helnan Palestine Hotel in Alexandria… 5 stars!! And [...]Continue Reading →
On February 12, 2010 By Ms I-Hua
So after lunch at El Hussein’s, we were taken to the Papyrus factory (shop). We were introduced to the art of making papyrus. We spent about LE875 on 5 papyrus paintings. Very proud of ourselves, although dissapointed that we didn’t get more…
In the picture below, you can see the papyrus in it’s raw form. [...]Continue Reading →
On February 11, 2010 By Ms I-Hua
At 5am we were up! First stop, the Valley of the Kings!!!
The Valley of the Kings (Arabic: وادي الملوك Wādī al-Mulūk, less often وادي بيبان الملوك Wādī Bībān al-Mulūk; “Valley of the Gates of the Kings”) is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from [...]Continue Reading →
Another early morning, this time slightly better… 5.00am!
The Boy and I in front of our cruise ship =)
Today, we were taken to visit the Temple of Edfu (Horus), a major Ptolemaic temple, built between 237 BCE and 57 BCE, into the reign of Cleopatra VII.
[...]Continue Reading →
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