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The Cartouche Of Rameses II  
   

The Cartouche Of Rameses II

He had them carved extra deep so nobody could ever obliterate them the way he had done to those of his predecessors.
Luxor, Egypt

November 19th 2015
We flew into Luxor at night. The city was a vast plain of little twinkling blue and yellow lights. The Nile cut through the middle like an inky black canyon. I asked a friendly Egyptian on the plane how much I should expect to pay for a taxi to the Sheraton hotel where we were booked for 4 nights. His name was Mohamed. He told me to follow him to the baggage area where we collected our two suitcas ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

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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