Egypt

– Abu Simbel – 2013 – Between Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples – 2013 – Colossi of Memnon – 2013 – Cruising the Nile – 2013 – Egyptian feasting – 2013 – Great Sphinx & Giza Plateau – 2013 – Kom Ombo Temple – 2013 – Luxor Temple – 2013 – A night at the Temple of Edfu – 2013 – Nubian Village, … Continue reading Egypt

Photo Journal: The Great Sphinx & Giza Plateau, Egypt

I think people often consider The Sphinx as a bit of an afterthought to the pyramids, and while it’s certainly smaller, it’s every bit as impressive. The Giza Plateau in general is a really beautiful area, and (if you can manage to block out the roaming salesmen) can be surprisingly peaceful if you have the … Continue reading Photo Journal: The Great Sphinx & Giza Plateau, Egypt

Photo Journal: Luxor Temple, Egypt

It was around this time last week that I heard about a terrorist attack that was fortunately quelled at the Temple of Karnak in Egypt. I visited Egypt a few years ago, and have written a lot about it; I was a little apprehensive about visiting, given that we arrived in the middle of unrest … Continue reading Photo Journal: Luxor Temple, Egypt

Photo Journal: A night at the Temple of Edfu, Egypt

Flashback Friday!! Hooray! It’s that time when you’re counting down the minutes to the end of the work week, and letting your mind wander a little more than usual. For me, that usually means thinking about packing my bags and leaving again. Which also makes me think of adventures passed; the time I spent in … Continue reading Photo Journal: A night at the Temple of Edfu, Egypt

An interesting encounter at the Temple of Karnak, Egypt

We arrived at the Karnak Temple complex after a quick visit to the Colossi of Memnon, and bang in the middle of a sandstorm. It was one of those things you see in movies or travel documentaries that looks kinda cool, but is actually just crap in real life. The sandstorm, not the temple. An … Continue reading An interesting encounter at the Temple of Karnak, Egypt