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Avenue of ram headed sphinxes line the ceremonial route in front of the pylons at Karnak Temple  
   

Avenue of ram headed sphinxes line the ceremonial route in front of the pylons at Karnak Temple

LUXOR where Superlatives are inadequate.

January 21st 2018
LUXOR I'm in Luxor for my last 3 days in Egypt. I'd saved the best for last. Several of the world's most famous and most ancient sites now lay at my doorstep. My hotel was on the West Bank of the Nile, in the Valley of the Kings, the location where the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered a century ago. Despite knowing that I still wasn't prepared for just how astounding and exceptional the an ... read more
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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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