Day 3 – Cairo – Souq Khan el-Khalili

Today was all about travelling to the Islamic District of Cairo (via our now BFF – taxi driver Hamada Grapes – we call him Hi’Im Outta Grapes!) to the Souq Khan el-Khalili. This souq is built on the site of the mausoleum known as the turbat az-za’faraan (Saffron Tomb), dating back to 970 A.D. Today was AMAZING…

Day 3 – Cairo – Souq Khan el-Khalili – Videos

Our drive to the Souq with Hamada Grapes!  Michael and Hamada read license plate numbers in Arabic!   Making our way into the souq.   Walking in an older area of the souq, checking out spices.   Then to the fabric area…   Stopping for a break….

Day 2 – Cairo in the P.M. – Downtown Cairo!

See my upcoming blog on the harsh truth of “Behind the Scenes of Cairo and Egypt” to describe the not so pleasant realities of our trip so far, one being how many times we were approached today (once again!!) offering feigned kindness for a cost….. But we managed to meet a few nice locals, have…

Day 1 – Giza – Giza Pyramids – Videos

Videos: Leaving the stables in the village of Nazlet el-Samman, on our way to the entrance of the Giza Pyramids Complex: The main entrance to the Giza Pyramids: Now inside the complex of the Giza Pyramids: Full Tilt – and I mean – OPEN FULL THROTTLE HORSEPOWER – like “HOLY SHIT, HOLD ON” this horse is…