Egypt - Nile Cruise to Aswan - Cairo and Home October 18th 2012 October 18, 19, 20, and 21st.
Thursday 18th - Nile Cruise ending in Aswan
We arrive at Aswan and I am up early as we sail in under the Aswan bridge. We have a busy morning visiting the High Dam, Ancient unfinished obelisk site and then a boatride on the Nile over to the Temple of Philae. This entire temple had been moved off an island in the 1970s and took 5 years to move. Difficult to compr ... 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
I live on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC Canada. I have journaled all my trips in the past and am now enjoying accessing and using this Blog site. I have found it to be a great resource and a great place to store the journaling. I would love to add some of my older journals and pics and may start that one year when I'm not travelling. I love travel and reading and hearing where others are going and have been. I love to travel with my sisters, family and friends and we 4 sisters made it on a 35 day South America trip that we will never forget and will always cherish and will certainly be ... full info