A Whirlwind Tour Through Egypt May 11th 2009 Greetings!
Finally peeling ourselves away from India, we landed in Cairo anxious to see what Egypt had in store for us. The plan was to meet up with Anna's parents and Bestafar (grandfather) for a trip up the Nile and then to hit Dahab on the Sinai peninsula for a week or so of relaxation and diving.
Touching down, the Cairo airport provided an early introduction to the concept of baksheesh, on ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo 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
After both spending four years at law jobs in the States, we decided to pick up and travel around the world last October in search of adventure and whatever else comes our way. We plan to be abroad until summer of 2009. If you want to subscribe to this blog, you can click on the blue "Subscribe" button below, and you'll get an email when we post something new.
We've decided to divide the labor on this blog. Eric (Jub) will do most of the writing and Anna will handle the pictures and editing. Please drop us a line if you have ideas or tips for us as we travel along. We love hearing fro... full info