Step Pyramid at Saqqara

Visiting Saqarra, standing in front of the famous step pyramid

The first ancient location I visited in Egypt was Saqqara which is an ancient burial ground in Egypt, and was basically the cemetery for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Saqqara has a few pyramids, well technically 16 different kings built pyramids but the most famous is the Step Pyramid. Aside for the architectural stand point this pyramids is significant because it is currently the oldest complete stone building complex we know of in our current recorded history and was built during the Third Dynasty. Getting to the

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Waking Up in Giza, Rooftop View of the Pyramids

Waking up in Giza, rooftop view of the Great Pyramids of Giza

I wanted to write this because early mornings in Giza is a completely different experience compared to the rest of the day and night. It’s extremely calm and at peace. The city of Cairo and the Giza area is super busy and it’s like functional chaos everywhere. If you every ride down the highway in traffic you will understand what I mean. It’s insane and I will try and to get a video the next time I commute. Anyways, back

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Traveling To Giza, Cairo, Egypt From The United States

Waiting in line at JFK airport in New York

This was by far the most exhausting travel I’ve completed so far. It took me about 20 hours involving 3 different flights and what felt like miles of navigating through airports. I started out in New Orleans, LA where I currently live Uptown in the Freret neighborhood. I scheduled an Uber to take me to the airport and left my place around 4:30am to catch a 6:05am flight from MSY to JFK. This put me getting to the airport an

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