Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

After haggling our taxi driver a reasonable price to take us to the Pyramids . This is a pastime in Eygpt!
We set off at 8 am in order to avoid noon rush ( not that there was any ) .
Roads were full of traffic ranging from cars ,horses , goats , sheep and mini scooters .
Our driver tried his upmost to upsell a camel trail to horse buggy trip, keeping ones patience is going to be difficult , for me anyways .
Arrived at the gate, very quiet , only locals , during the visit we saw mostly tours arriving on buses from China and south East Asian countries , only a few expats apart from us .
Nothing can prepare you for the first impression of the sight of the Pyramids and the great Sphinx ,dating back from the time of Chephren,4500 years ago.
The Sphinx,created from a single piece of stone forming the the head of the pharaoh with the body of a lion .
Well worth the visit , well maintained once you get into the site . Access to all areas is very accessible , the only damper is annoyance with horse racing by the locals and offers of picture taking with Camel !

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4 Responses to Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

  1. John Carney says:

    While you boys are sauntering round the pyramids in Egypt I’m in the office writing a story for the paper about local hillbillies up in the New Territories scarying the life out of people by going about the place shooting wild boars with shotguns.

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  3. louisa kan says:

    Thank you for lettintg me know dream can actually come true! And thank you, Aidan, for letting me know that you are a good writer too! In Chinese calendar, spring started yesterday and it is only 5 days away from the Chinese New Year of Golden Snake. Be safe and be happy! You are going to have a spendid lucky year accoring to my fortune survey. Xin Nian Kuai Le! Gong Xi Fa Chai!

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