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 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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