• Travel experiences

    The curse of Tutankhamun

    I arrive in London and spot Tutankhamun’s death mask at one of the London Underground stations. This is where I’m going today – Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition at Saatchi Gallery.  The exhibition seems promising with more than 150 original artifacts from the Pharaoh’s tomb, some of which have never been seen outside of Egypt before. Unsurprisingly it’s popular and long lines are expected. I have all the time in the world and am unaware that I will need it today. I need a specific time slot to visit the exhibition. However, the ticket page malfunctions and it takes me an hour to buy a ticket. Not a…