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Sep 30/Oct 1 – Resort Days

Friday morning at his 7:10 AM tee time Earl finally got to check off playing golf in Africa off his bucket list, I slept in until about 8, and went to the breakfast buffet at the hotel. After hearing that there were more protests in Tahir Square and after all of the pyramid excitement, we … Continue reading

Sept 29 – Colossus, Pyramids and Sphinxes, Oh My!

We met Ahmed and Dr. Fayed at 8:00 AM, got our bags packed into the car an took off for Memphis, Saqqara (Sakkara), Giza and the Sphinx. We drove to get to Memphis where they have the Colossus of Ramses II. At some point the legs on this massive Colossus were destroyed, so they have … Continue reading

Sept 28 – Egyptian Museum

As many of you know, my husband is an early bird. He is the one up and at work by 7 and even working from home he is usually online by 7:30AM. So after a lot of late wake-ups in Turkey, we set an alarm and got to the Egyptian museum by 8:30 AM, well … Continue reading


What a great past couple of days…We got to Egypt and survived the ride to our hotel. The dinner cruise on the Nile was a great time. Jeanette has already posted about that, so I won’t go into detail, other than to say several people think I was smiling a tad big in the photo … Continue reading

Sept 27 – Getting to Egypt

Since Earl and I are both paranoid about being late, we planned to leave the hotel at 7:00 AM for our 10:30 flight to Cairo on Turkish Air. We ended up being really early at leaving by 6:30 AM and the traffic to the airport was VERY light at 6:30 AM. The traffic from the … Continue reading


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