S: Egypt 2010
1: If found, return to: Alison Thompson 916-601-4763 | Cairo and Dahab Egypt | September 2010
2: Our first outing was to this beautiful restaurant Abu el Sid for yummy authentic lunch. Our delicious lunch - Babganosh, Falafel, Hummus, Tihini, Kosheri, stuffed vine leaves. MMMMMMMMMMMM
3: Marci & Ali
4: Marci and Rich
5: Egypt Museum We saw King Tut, amazing! | Egypt Museum. We saw King Tut, amazing!
6: Lauren, Rich, Marci and I | Doc
8: The traffic and way people drove blew my mind. No lights, order, seemingly no rules. Look how close the drivers hand is to the car next to us.
10: The chicken is very fresh here. | Entire families would travel together with no seat belts. I even saw families carrying babies on mopeds!
11: The market - there was an Egyptian side and a tourist side. This is the Egyptian side - Khan al Khalili | Egyptian Cotton
12: This is the tourist side. You can observe a shop keeper reading the Qur'an. Notice it is paved and clean.
13: There are numerous Egyptian cats all over the city. Here you can observe one on the window ledge of this building.
14: Felucca Ride on the Nile River
16: Ghazala Hotel | Road trip to Dahab.
17: Our cute room
18: There was lots of fresh seafood to choose from.
19: Our choices, before and after.
21: There were camels at most places where there might be tourists. I was so surprised to find that little boys were in charge of them.
22: Our first day of diving was a beach dive at this great location.
24: Great Barracuda
25: We had incredible diving adventures!
26: Colorful clams | Marci and I emerging | We allowed fish inside our mouths to clean our teeth. We also happened upon a turtle. It was amazing.
30: We had many kitty friends eager to help us with our leftovers. | Random goats and camels on the side of the road. | This one was particularly appreciative.
31: Didem and Alison | I got a kick out of the misspellings on the signs.
32: Great Pyramid of Giza
38: We had to lean waaaay back to stay on Charlie. | We had to lean waaaay back to stay on Charlie.
39: Our camel and Arabian horse journey across the Sahara Desert was quite an adventure!
41: The camel owners were always trying to negotiate something with you. Luckily, we found a nice family man to give our business to.