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White Desert

It's a desert. And White. The Korean geologist that was with me on the expedition went nuts. He filled bag after bag with rock samples before we could pull him away in order to keep on schedule.
The Desert

August 22nd 2006
The Egyptian Sahara Desert is a place of desolation, extreme heat and a few very unique areas. Traveling across it is no fun whatsoever. An interesting fact about Egypt is that 95% of the country is totally inhospitable. Nowadays of course, some people live in that expanse given power and water, but even today 95% of the countries population resides in 5% of the country, awarding it with the wo ... read more
Africa » 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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