Aswan & Abu Simbel April 29th 2010 April 29
The next morning we were already in Aswan when we woke up. After breakfast we headed out to go on our camel ride through the dessert and past the monastary of San Simion. A few of our group now have mummy tummy, my bunkmate included, but I feel fine. So far so good.
Our next adventure was a walk through the Nubian markets. I ended up buying a scarf and a couple of wooden dolls. ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Aswan 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