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The 3 symbols of the afterlife  
   

The 3 symbols of the afterlife

The three things that every Pharaoh wanted from the Gods in the afterlife. From L to R, Key of life, stability, and power. You see these 3 symbols adorned all over temples and tombs.
Toilet paper is way over rated!!

November 11th 2005
Baksheesh, it has become the backbone of my distress here in Egypt. You see, baksheesh is tipping and well everyone wants baksheesh for absolutely anything, and I mean anything. I do not mind tipping at all if I feel it is warranted but it's ridiculous here. People will point you in the direction of a cafe and then ask for baksheesh. I was walking down the street the other day and this 9 year old ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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