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Ramses 2nd's Temple  

Ramses 2nd's Temple

Gateway to Africa

March 5th 2006
High dam stats: # 3.6km in length # 1.0 km in width # 111m high @ highest point # Has 18 x the amount of material uses for the great temple of Khofu # 35000 workers involved in construction # 451 of which died in the process Got into aswan after pretty much no sleep on the train and we got picked up and taken to the hotel. Then went on a tour of the high dam (which provides most of ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Aswan

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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Tot: 0.265s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 19; qc: 83; dbt: 0.0939s; 83; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.6mb