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Visiting Dahshur Outside of Cairo, Egypt

We enjoyed seeing a wonderful variety of pyramids during our time in Cairo, but visiting Dahshur was probably one of our most interesting experiences. First, we were virtually by ourselves as we walked around the pyramids as there were less … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Kings

There are many fascinating sites to visit when in Luxor, Egypt, and the Valley of the Kings is certainly one of those. We spent two days in Luxor, first visiting the east bank of the Nile with Karnak Temple and … Continue reading

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Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor, Egypt

The Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor is an extremely impressive site in Egypt and is probably the second most visited site in Egypt behind the Great Pyramids of Giza. Part of what makes it so fascinating is the sheer size … Continue reading

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We Have Arrived Back in Cairo

After a busy day in Aswan, we flew back to Cairo yesterday so that we could spend a full day in Giza. We have already realized that we have barely scratched the surface of what Egypt has to offer that … Continue reading

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A Semi-Liesurely Day in Egypt

Although just as fascinating as every other day so far, today was not quite as hectic. It was partially due to the fact that our tours were broken up into two parts. More amazing temples and doing our best to … Continue reading

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Our Nile River Cruise has Begun

After spending the morning visiting the tombs in the Valley of the Kings outside of Luxor, we have started our cruise down the Nile River. The weather is hot, but not as hot as it could be. We have had … Continue reading

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We Have Arrived in Luxor, Egypt

After a grueling flight with only a little sleep, we landed in Luxor this morning. We have started touring the temples and trying our best to absorb as much of the fascinating history as we can. Tonight we will enjoy … Continue reading

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The Field Museum in Chicago

We have visited the Field Museum in Chicago a couple of times now and have enjoyed each visit. There are several static exhibits as well as several temporary exhibits, which makes revisiting very worthwhile. One of the main reasons that … Continue reading

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Walking in the Steps of the Incan Empire

During our trip to Bolivia, we truly enjoyed visiting Incan ruins such as Incallajta and Tiwanaku. We learn so much about the ancient civilizations of Rome and Egypt, but very little is taught in schools about the Inca and the … Continue reading

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The Roman Agora in Athens, Greece

One of the sites that is included when you buy the multi-ticket for the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, is the Roman Agora. There is also the Ancient Agora, also known as the Agora of Athens, but the Roman Agora is … Continue reading

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