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Valley of the Dead

November 27th 2005
I am totally exhaused today... totally tombed and templed out... tired of the constant harassment for baksheesh for "services" we didn't want and didn't ask for. Shane and I are staying at the East Bank of the Nile and today we made the trip to the West Bank to see the Necopolis. Apparently, Luxor area has been inhabited for at least 6000 years. It is the site of ancient Thebes, which was th ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

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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