Egypt Series: Legends of Luxor December 11th 2022 Legends of Luxor
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Luxor was formerly called Thebes or Waset. It was the capital of the Pharaohs. It encapsulated all the wonderful things of ancient Egypt.
A long-distance train from Cairo at 8am to reach Luxor at 8pm, took about 12 hours. With my zero knowledge of Arabic, conversation was impossible. Perhaps, a flight would have been a be ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor 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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