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Friday, November 13, 2015

Khan el-Khalili - Day 9

Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th

We walked our legs off. Being Friday, the streets were noticeably quieter early on. The souk we wanted to visit is not on Cairo's Metro system. So we talked about taking a taxi, but we ended up walking all the way there and most of the way back. I think my Mi Band showed around 12 kilometers for the day.

Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th

The 'tourist' section was slow as there are few here presently. We also hit it right at Friday prayer time. Trying to walk back through the area did get pretty busy. In fact, there were a few places we didn't walk as the crowds simply didn't allow passage. It was tiring but a great way to spend our last day in the city.

At about 10:30 we decided to check out of our hotel and head to the Egyptian Railway Station at Ramses Square. From Vancouver, a few weeks before we left, we booked the 12:05 AM train to Luxor through the website.

Pretty soon, we officially start our winter in the West Bank neighbourhood of Luxor, Egypt. We are not far from the National Ferry that shuttles folks across the Nile. We should be unpacking well before noon tomorrow.


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