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The ancient land of the Pharaohs Photo 15

The ancient land of the Pharaohs

December 31st 2008
Haley and I had to end our Christmas celebrations with my family in Stanton VA a little early so that we could begin our long trek to Egypt. After a 3 hour drive, a 5 hour bus ride, and a 10 hour flight we arrive in Cairo. A trip that only took us a day or so, but when we stepped out of the airport we both felt a world away. I am continually amazed that I can get into a plane in New York City a ... read more
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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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