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Cairo (12/28-29, 1/3-4)

January 5th, 2007 · No Comments

We visited Cairo both at the beginning and end of our Egypt trip. While the Pyramids and King Tut’s tomb at the museum were both fascinating, the poverty and chaos of the city were really shocking. Daniel For photos, click here. Cairo Cairo is the largest city in Africa with around 16 million inhabitants. Driving […]

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Abu Simbel (1/2)

January 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

If you want to know more about Ramses II this is a great place to start…the two temples make a statement like no other about how Ramses II displayed his might. The site is also famous as it had to be literally cut apart and reassembled to escape the rising level of the Nile after […]

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Nile Cruise (12/30-1/1)

January 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Three days and nights on a luxurious boat cruising along the Nile River…what a way to spend my birthday and New Year’s! Along the way, we stopped at several temples, viewing even more incredibly preserved and impressive architecture and art from ancient Egypt. The best part though was probably just sitting on the deck of […]

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Luxor (12/30)

December 31st, 2006 · No Comments

It’s way more than just a fancy casino in Las Vegas. Actually there aren’t any pyramids to be found in Luxor, which was the new ancient capital of Thebes, located much farther south of the famous pyramids at Giza/Cairo. Far more impressive than the Pyramids, Luxor was the highlight of our trip in Egypt. There […]

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