The Giza Pyramids virtual challenge

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The Giza Pyramids virtual challenge is one of the many The Conqueror Virtual Challenges. The description of this challenge is as follows:

The Giza Pyramids Virtual Challenge will take you 46 miles (75 km) through the fascinating city of Cairo right to the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Each time you complete a distance-based exercise such as running, walking, cycling, swimming, etc you advance along the map of the trail.

I started this challenge on March 29, 2021. Based on my experience with the Mount KIlimanjaro challenge I decided to set 5 weeks for this challenge. Still not very ambitious as is clear after the first week in which I completed a bit more than half of the total distance. Apparently I am now used to hiking 5 to 7 days per week for about five km or even more per hike. In the end I completed this challenge in 11 days.

As part of the challenge you get a number of postcards as if you have sent these from along the route. These postcards come with a lot of information about the places along the route so I reproduce this information below, one section per postcard. Also for every 20% of the route that you complete a tree will be planted. That I consider a real benefit of these challenges, because not only motivates the challenge you to go hiking, you also contribute to nature. After completion you get a medal.
In the photo section are some more pictures that I was able to take while in this challenge via Google street view. For this challenge Google streetview is available at the starting point and near the pyramids.