Egypt - Cairo, Part 2

Tuesday, January 2: We got to sleep in today! After a number of early mornings, it felt great to sleep late today. We had a leisurely morning with breakfast at the hotel and then got picked up at 11:30am for our Cairo tour. First, we stopped at two Orthodox Christian churches and the Ben Ezra synagogue. […]

Egypt - Nile River Cruise, Part 2

Sunday, December 31 It was an early morning to get to Edfu Temple. We left the boat at 6:30am which is waaaaay before Avery wakes up. We carried him wrapped up in his swaddle and he slept the entire outing, even through the horse and carriage ride. The Edfu temple was great. They say it […]

Egypt - Nile River Cruise, Part 1

Friday, December 29: The wake-up call was at 3am. Thankfully we got in bed early so we got a decent night of sleep. Our driver picked us up at 3:30am and took us to the airport. Check-in and security was easy and so we took our hour flight to Aswan, getting in at around 8:15am. There […]

Egypt - Cairo, Part 1

Wednesday, December 27 Africa here we come! Today the three of us will enter a new continent. Brian’s continent count is at 5, whereas Avery and I are at 4. It wasn’t a very exciting day since it took the whole day to get to Cairo. There were’t great itineraries in our price range, so […]