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Avenue of sphinx, Karnak

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

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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