Bahariah, and Weird Shapes in the White Desert February 23rd 2008 There are four main oasis's in the Western Desert on route from Cairo (lower egypt) and Luxor (upper egypt) with everything from hotsprings, white sand, black sand deserts, date, fig, and olive trees to ancient mud and brick cities. It sounds much better than it actually was!
We took a bus from Cairo five hours south to the Bahariah Oasis. Immediately after getting off the bus, we found ours ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Western Desert » Dakhla Oasis 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