Letter 4: Mosques, Museums, Bazaars and Goodbyes

Dreaming of being there with you, Middle Child 🙂

Letters From The Nile

Dear Sirs and Madams,

So sorry for the delay of this letter, it was just so late last night, I wasn’t able to finish. but here it is, so please, enjoy.  Today was our final day in Cairo. Tomorrow morning, we take a one hour flight to the city of Luxor, in Upper (South) Egypt (the title was given by elevation, not direction). And of course, it was packed with action. Today, we stayed inside the city limits, visiting and experiencing the modern culture of Egypt- with an exception for the Cairo Museum, of course. We saw the hustle and bustle of modern city life and how it mingles with centuries of tradition.

We started our day with a trip to the Citadel- a large fortress built by the first sultan, Saladin,  on the ancient stone quarries of the city, intended to block Richard the Lion Hearted’s forced from entering…

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