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Philae

The Beautiful temple of Isis.
Into the Sands of the Sahara

October 12th 2007
Southward I went. The steel rails stretched out in front of me, leading me into the mysterious lands of Upper Egypt. The tracks, much like the civilization, never strayed far from the lush, palm-lined banks of the mighty Nile. Beyond the trees I could see the barren, but strangely inviting sands of the Sahara stretching out into the unknown. The life-giving river sliced Egypt in two from south ... 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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