SIWA OASIS May 14th 2009 Day 30
We spent the night here in the Bahariya Oasis and leave this morning for a 10 hours in our 4 WD deep into the Western Desert The only things out here are sand and checkpoints. There are markers for a new road to be built but only minor construction has started in small sections.
The landscape here is mainly that of sand dunes and flat rocky areas. We stop at a wreckage of a helicopt ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Western Desert » Siwa Oasis 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
WE ARE 2 TRAVELERS WHO MET IN 2005 IN SCOTLAND. WE HAD SUCH A GOOD TIME WE DECIDED TO TAKE ON SOUTH AMERICA AND THE INCA TRAIL IN 2007. WE DECIDED THAT OUR NEXT ADVENTURE IN 2009 WOULD BE A TRIP OF A LIFETIME. AND THAT TRIP TOOK US FROM MOROCCO TO POLAND. THEN IN 2011 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR A HIKE IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BRAVE AND COURAGEOUS AUSSIE MEN DURING WWII, THE KOKODA TRACK. THEN CHRISTMAS 2012 WE FOUND OURSELVES IN ARGENTINA AND ANTARCTICA. IT PROVED TO BE AN EPIC JOURNEY. THEN IN 2014 WE WERE BACK ON THE ROAD FOR ANOTHER THRILLING ADVENTURE, A WONDROUS JOURNEY... full info