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Egypt Part3 - Temples and Tombs

May 5th 2009
On our next holiday from the embassies and language schools of Cairo, we set out to break the world record for the number of temples and tombs visited in four days. Our destinations for this was the area around Aswan and Luxor, referred to here as Upper Egypt. Once again we opted for the time and money saving option of nocturnal transport, this time a train. Frustratingly tourists are only pe ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt

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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