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Cairo - Egyptian Museum & The Pyramids of Giza

- this post contains affiliate links - When Mark told me he had to go to Cairo for a couple of nights for some meetings, I naturally jumped at the chance to tag along! We flew from Sharjah to Cairo on Air Arabia, which was about a four hour flight. I was quite surprised as I thought the UAE was closer to Egypt, as four hours is about the same time from the UK. Anyway, once we landed we were whizzed off in our own private transport (I feel like a celeb sometimes when I travel with hubby, hehe) and we were met by The Fairmont representative (as we were staying at their hotel) he immediately sorted out our visa on arrival and whizzed us through to our awaiting car. We stayed at the  Fairmont Heliopolis   which was a really, really nice hotel (also part of the  Accor Group  now ) The foyer was very grand with a relaxing atmosphere. We were upgraded to a pool view which was lovely. The room to us felt like a typical 'American' style hotel room. It was a little