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Melissa looking for something she could eat
Abu Simbel & Cairo

February 20th 2009
The tour started with a 2:45am wakeup call from the boat, for our 3:30am minibus pickup. We knew it was going to be a shared transfer, but we were hoping that we were just sharing in a regular van. No luck, this trip was the minibus trip sold by the hostels, where they load about 20 people into a minibus. When the bus first pulled up there was only two seats left, and not together. When we sto ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Abu Simbel

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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