I’m in Cairo, only about 10 kilometers from The Pyramids of Giza. Only I haven’t seen a single pyramid yet because I’ve been running around renewing my student card and checking into flights to any country South of Egypt.
Spending six hours in the tour group-packed Egyptian Museum was not stressful compared to figuring out where I want to go next. The four places I’ve checked so far have given me prices around $540 USD for a one way flight from Cairo to Addis (Ethiopia) to Dar es Salam (Tanzania). I could probably get to Dar for around $510. For kicks I had Casablanca quoted and it was closer to $300, even though the flight is longer.
I will be here at least a few more days, before heading to Aswan, Abu Simel and Luxor. Hopefully a revelation will come to me in the next 24 hours, along with a reasonable African airfare.