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1163 mi / 1873 km
Lat: 30° 02' 29" N
Lon: 31° 13' 19" E
Elev: 220 ft / 67 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Saqqara click to visit the World Heritage Site page click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Bodmin Guest House, Cairo
Places We Visited: Pyramids of Saqqara and surrounding area — Zoser's Pyramid, the tombs of Akhti-Hotep and Ptah-Hotep, the Serapium, and the Mastaba of Ti
Featured Site: Zoser's Pyramid click to view a photograph
Person of the Day: Imhotep
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: rice pudding
Breakfast: none
Lunch: kushari
Dinner: kushari
Olive Count: 1165
Word of the Day: Izzayak click to hear an audio clip means "How are you?" in Egyptian Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: How to Build a Pyramid
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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