Tag Archives: Egypt

Chasing Mummies With a Crazy Egyptian

If you haven’t tuned into Chasing Mummies on the History Channel, you haven’t experienced ancient¬†Egyptian history. I know, I know it’s a History Channel reality show following the adventures of the very, shall we say, “energetic” Dr. Zahi Hawass. And … Continue reading

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Finally, the Pyramids

The anticipation is killing me. You can’t be in Cairo without seeing the pyramids and this morning we drive out of Zamalek at 7 a.m. excited by both the cool weather and chance to see the triangle mountains in the … Continue reading

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The Sphinx is Smiling

A trip to the Cairo museum offers a dose of healthy tourism. You can spot the Americans by their size, the Asians by their umbrellas,¬†and the Australians by their muscle shirts and exposed chests–one man was walking around the antiquities … Continue reading

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Cairo, Kushari and Khan el-Khalili

Kushari at Abou Tarek in Cairo a warm working man’s dinner of lentils, pasta, rice and garbanzo beans with red spice sauce and vinegar helps cut the heat of a three minute cab ride in Cairo doubled by traffic and … Continue reading

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