Papyrus making

Our guide took us to a shop where we got a demonstration in papyrus making:

Basically you remove the outer layer, hammer the inside, leave it in water for a week, and press the water out of it. Very simple. After the explanation you could buy a piece. Again you just don't know the prices or if it's worth anything. But it looked all very nice, so we bought a piece and our names were written on it as well:

Then back to our hostel. This is a fairly typical street scene:

The bus which took us around: