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After hours

St. Katherine's monastery after the hordes have retired
Sheikh rattle n' roll

November 23rd 2009
My journey begins rather inauspiciously, firstly with an hour delay to the flight, and then the stubbornly stiff top button of my new trousers decides to pop off. Fatty. Arriving in Sharm el-Sheikh I am quickly mobbed by a bunch of taxi drivers hustling the airport crowd and, despite haggling to 1/3 of the original price, am undoubtedly ripped off. My young driver does his best however to give me ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Sinai

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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