Funny story… when I was in Giza I missed seeing Aida performed on a stage in front of the pyramids by one night! One-frickin’-night! My time there was so influential, it made it into my first novel. What I left out was the fact that the Sphinx’s paws point at a double-decker Pizza Hut/Burger King across a GIANT bus lot. Thankfully, the best pictures of the front of the Sphinx are taken from the restaurant’s top floor so you can avoid capturing all that pesky modernity!

The next clue…

Wearing bowler hats and duster coats,
he eschewed foul language for poetry notes.
Though eight-and-twenty jobs he did,
this town was where he hid.

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