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I just flew from Seattle to Cairo. After being here for just a day, it seems like a week. Of course, I swung by the pyramids, got my mug shot with the Sphinx, and rode a camel. But the real fun has been feeling the pulse of post-revolutionary Egypt in the chaotic streets.
Buffets are not your friend. Nothing tastes as good as it looks (especially the pastries). The fruits look ugly and taste great. There are 12 buffets for every tourist that comes here. And each tourist returns 12 pounds heavier.