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Waking Up On the Nile

Last night I arrived to Tarek Magdy's smiling face at the Cairo airport. I immediately knew I was in good hands with Memphis Tours. He used his fast pass to expedite the visa and custom's process. Mr. Superstar driver was waiting to "whisk" me through the very busy Cairo streets at 9:00 pm. Portland traffic is nothing compared to Cairo traffic. Although there do not appear to be any traffic lanes or order on the roads, it seems the horn honking, light flashing, and quick cuts across to make a turn are simply understood. Maybe these rules are in the driving manuals you must study prior to getting a license.

After an amazing night's sleep at Novotel Hotel Borg, I awoke to the Nile. Not a bad view from my 5th floor window. I guess I'll just take a stroll over to see one of the great wonders of the world today.

While traveling, I love the newness of everyday tasks like taking a shower and needing to figure out how to get the water on AND at the right temperature.

Well, no time like the present to take on this foggy cool day. Let's do this!


Today I woke up to see the Nile River.

Posted by venisha 22:06 Archived in Egypt Tagged the wonders of tours world nile memphis Comments (1)

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