Careening Caireins in Crazy Cairo! September 10th 2007 We arrived in Egypt the first of September--it seems like a month since we've been in the cool weather of the UK. We arrived in Cairo international after getting up at 4AM (thanks again, Paul, for the ride at that obscene hour!!), changing in Milan and having the child from hell sitting behind me screaming, whining and kicking the back of my chair. The customs gate at Cairo was a joke--we bought ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Aswan 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
Lachlan: 28 years old, born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. Moved to the USA in April 2002 'for' Brigid, who is now my wife of almost 2 years. Sporty, goofy scientist, about to quit my job in genetics to travel the world for 10 months.
Likes: food, beer, wine and feather duvets
Dislikes: shopping, pain, passive aggressive VISA/immigration people
Interesting fact: If anyone asks, I am not 'the brain'
Brigid: yeah, ok, now 29 years old, born and raised in St. Louis, MO (USA), home of Budweiser and Cardinals baseball. Married to crazy, 'out there' Scottish guy for two happy years. Anot... full info