The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 58

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The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 58
"Recherche" Donkeys—A Wild Ride—Specimens of Egyptian Modesty—Moses in the Bulrushes—Place where the Holy Family Sojourned—Distant view of the Pyramids—A Nearer View—The Ascent—Superb View from the top of the Pyramid—"Backsheesh! Backsheesh!"—An Arab Exploit—In the Bowels of the Pyramid—Strategy—Reminiscence of "Holiday's Hill"—Boyish Exploit—The Majestic Sphynx—Things the Author will not Tell—Grand Old Egypt
 
Nilometer
Ascend the Pyramid
High Hopes Frustrated
King's Chamber in the Pyramid
A Powerful Argument
Pyramids and Sphynx
The Relic-Hunter
The Mameluke's Leap
Would Not Be Comforted
Homeward Bound
 
 

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Submitted by scott on

4 Oct SLC and companions12 departed Alexandria by train, 4:00 p.m., arriving in Cairo late that evening.
5 Oct SLC and companions departed Cairo on donkeys, early in the morning, to visit the Sphinx and the pyramids at Giza, returning to Cairo that night.
7 Oct SLC and companions departed Cairo for Alexandria and boarded the ship; QC departed Alexandria, 5:00 p.m.