Welcome to Alaska March 3rd 2006 In our first blog, we had just arrived in Luxor. Luxor is located along the Nile and contains a wealth of ancient Egyptian sights. It is also a popular destination for tourists who want to come and see the temples and tombs. Coming from the desert into Luxor was like night and day and we were not used to seeing so many tourists. We arrived mid-day on Friday, which is the Muslim holy day and we wea ... 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
We are a Canadian couple, Dawn & Paul and we have decided to take a break from our jobs and travel for 6 months in Africa and Asia.
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
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