Tag Archives: Egypt

Sunset at Egypt’s Luxor Temple

Egypt’s Luxor Temple was once home of government during the Roman Era, and is not far from the massive Karnak Temple…

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Walking the Grounds of Saqqara

Walking amongst the ruins in the ancient Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara.

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Down the Nile

When the Borders stores closed about a year ago, I picked up every last travel book I could find. The sales were too good to ignore. One of the books I grabbed was Rosemary Mahoney’s Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman’s Skiff, which wasn’t quite what I had originally expected. Down the Nile is […]

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A Final Farewell to King Tut

King Tutankhamun, more commonly known as King Tut, the boy-king of Egypt in the 1330s B.C., died a mysterious death. No matter how many tests have been done, no one can determine what happened to him. It is only known that he died young, was buried hastily with an immense amount of wealth, and is […]

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Shopping in Egypt’s Khan el-Khalili

Shopping in the winding maze of streets in Cairo’s historic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

I’ve been going through some sort of nesting phase that I can’t quite explain; cleaning has taken on a new meaning as dirt and dust have started to cower before my mighty spray bottle. Just a couple of days ago I ventured into the closet in my guest bedroom, which is actually more of a […]

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