What's More Mysterious than the Pyramids? February 9th 2018 More mysterious than the Pyramids? Yes really! Welcome to Abydos and Dandara!
It's a long drive 172km heading north from Luxor to the ancient Middle Kingdom region. We leave at day break, 6.30am giving me half an hour to have breakfast. Traffic is easier on a Friday, the Moslem day of rest. It takes us 3 hours to get there.
At both Abydos and Dandara we will find yet more temples and ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Middle Egypt 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