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  • Awaiting light show on roof terrace at the Isis Garden Camp

    The Pyramids

    Posted by Claire Gillman on January 26, 2014

    On Friday, we drove to Giza. It was so good to be on the road and we were delighted by the way the Cruiser performed after her long wait in the container. We stayed at a wonderful little sanctuary in the heart of Giza called the Isis Garden Camp. It’s run by a lovely couple Read more…

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  • Arrived in Alex

    Posted by Claire Gillman on January 19, 2014

    After a flight via Istanbul, where we had an anxious transfer thanks to the wrong time printed on the boarding card, we arrived in Alexandria in the early hours of the morning. A hair-raising taxi ride later, we arrived at the beautiful 1930s Hotel Cecil and a very welcome bed. Alexandria is warm and welcoming Read more…

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  • Claire (left) with David Patten and Amanda Elvis of Provimi

    Shipping

    Posted by Claire Gillman on January 14, 2014

    Just before Christmas, we were hosted to a lovely lunch by David Patten and Amanda Elvis of Provimi (part of the Cargill group). Earlier in the year, we had hit a brick wall with shipping options and it looked like the trip might be scuppered before it had even started. Cargill have always been enthusiastic Read more…

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    Sunday Times Feature

    Posted by Claire Gillman on January 8, 2014

    We have got a feature on our trip appearing in the Driving Section of the Sunday Times on Sunday, 12th January. The ST has done a great job and even sent a photographer this week to get a pic of Nick and me – what a laugh. The feature documents the preparation of the Cruiser Read more…

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