The Pyramids

Jordan and I flew from Amman to Cairo (about a one hour flight) and spent a couple days there before heading down on the train to Luxor. Thanks to my wonderful sister who works at a Sheraton in the States, Jordan and I were able to get a special rate at Le Meridien which is right next to the pyramids. Check out this view:

I loved the location because otherwise you wouldn't get to see much of the pyramids, just whenever you chose to go out and visit them. But we got to see them pretty much any time we went outside.

The weather was surprisingly cool and with the sun setting early, the pool was a bit chilly. But I did get in a couple times.

I thought the Pyramids were absolutely fantastic. I was a little worried that something so iconic would end up not being as exciting in real life as it was in my head, but there's nothing quite as exciting as coming up on the Pyramids by horseback from the desert.

About a half hour away from the Pyramids, is a smaller pyramid at Sakkhara. We went out there for a little bit and enjoyed posing amongst the ruins.


Recent Comments

Lisa Decosse
Lisa Decosse Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:22

The first picture is so surreal. Something so modern juxtaposed with something so ancient. The history in these remaining pictures is incredible.

karrie loughridge
karrie loughridge Fri, 12/07/2012 - 05:19

looks like wonderful fun. im loving the camel picture

Emelyn Magpoc
Emelyn Magpoc Thu, 11/29/2012 - 09:15

Your photos are beautiful! We went to Egypt a few years ago and seeing your pictures makes me miss it so much. What wonderful memories!!

Katlyn Smith
Katlyn Smith Wed, 11/28/2012 - 15:42

This looks like so much fun!

Shawna Adkerson
Shawna Adkerson Tue, 11/27/2012 - 21:48

My favorite shot is the one of y'all drinking coffee by the pool at dusk looking out at the pyramids. :)
Did you get to ride the camel or was it just a photo op they had?

Caryn Love
Caryn Love Tue, 11/27/2012 - 03:29

wow! wow! wow!
Such gorgeous photos, love the one of you in the pool and the Pyramids in the background.
Egypt is definitely on my Travel Bucket List now

Tiffany Sylvester
Tiffany Sylvester Sun, 11/25/2012 - 11:29

Such gorgeous photos. Thank you for sharing them

Lórien Rezende
Lórien Rezende Sat, 11/24/2012 - 13:47

Wow *deep breath*

AWESOME! Such great pictures! The shades of blue sky contrasting with the sand... And, of course, the pyramids, and ruins from millenia ago... If its so nice to see your pictures, I can just imagine the feeling of being there...

Demetria White
Demetria White Sat, 11/24/2012 - 10:32

now that looks like a vacation... I loved seeing the view of the pyramids behind the hotel. I really loved the way he angled the shot of you on in what looks like a doorway. Great pictures

Janet Hull
Janet Hull Sat, 11/24/2012 - 10:15

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! After seeing these pics I so wish that I could go but hubby would never agree! We are not too fond of flying so now we just cruise for our vacations!

Tina Anderson
Tina Anderson Sat, 11/24/2012 - 06:20

Y'all are living the good life - your pics are awesome! Thanks for sharing. And so excited for you about the adddition of the blog and how Pixel Scrapper is growing. :-)