Egypt Part 1 - Cairo and Alexandria April 16th 2009 It is fair to say that for most Western visitors, Cairo is likely to provide something of a culture shock. Stepping off the plane, we were no exception to this rule, although for probably slightly different reasons to most. Driving in from the airport, we were taken aback by how developed everything was. We looked on at the innumerable neon lights with the amazement of children visiting the Bla ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo 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
Having taken a one year "career break", we've finally decided to travel the world.
We start in Kenya and then have six months to make our way (via quite a lot) to Hong Kong. From there it's on to Australia for a couple of months, before rounding off the year nicely with four months in South America.... Can't be bad!
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