Unfortunately, when we got to Hotel Luna, we were told our room wouldn’t be available until . We ended up staying the in freezing cold lobby until waiting and waiting.
We finally got into our room, did a quick shower and headed to see the famous
Today was the big day – we toured the Pyramids!!! We’ve been in
We decided to see all three major groups of pyramids near
Dashur was our first stop. The biggest of the three pyramids at Dashur is the Red Pyramid. It is the world’s oldest “true” pyramid (with flat sides). We chose to go inside this pyramid instead of the Great Pyramid at
Also a part of Dashur is the Bent Pyramid, which we couldn’t get to close to because it was in a restricted military zone. As much fun as dodging landmines sounded, we decided not to try to sneak past the guards and check it out. The Bent Pyramid got its name because ancient Egyptians started building it at an angle too steep for it to remain intact, so they had to decrease the angle partway through construction.
At the next pyramid group,
The last pyramid group,
We also saw the Sphinx, which stands guard in front of the Great Pyramid.
Tomorrow, our last day in