An Honest Guide to Visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza

I’ve now been to Egypt twice in the last 6 months and not written a word about it, so I think it is time to start unpacking my adventures in my beloved country. Egypt holds a special place in my heart, and each time I go, I find myself wanting more, already looking forward to the next time I get to visit this beautiful country before I’ve even departed. Steeped with history, culture, and a bit of magic, contemporary Egypt is like an oil painting. It is a country coated with layers and layers of peoples and kingdoms, spanning 7,000 years of civilization. Egypt is made of its ancient kingdoms whose remnants are visible all around, its centuries of foreign occupation which left behind architecture and customs still clung to today, and its buzzing and complex contemporary globalized society. The most famous, and grandest, remnant of Egypt’s ancient pharonic dynasties are the Great Pyramids of Giza, one

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