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Capturing History Through the Written Word

In this digital age, we actually still are fans of owning physical books that we can open and read. Throughout history, the sharing of stories by writing them down has been an important part of preserving knowledge about the cultures … 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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Tips for Visiting Egypt

Egypt is an amazing country with such a rich history and so many fascinating sights to see, but we did learn that there are a few things that will make your visit even better. We didn’t do a lot of … Continue reading

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When the People Move On

No matter where you travel, you will often find towns and cities where the people have left in large numbers because they couldn’t make a living where they were. They aren’t necessarily ghost towns, but they will be in time … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Egypt Has Come to an End

Right now, we are sitting in the Frankfurt airport waiting for the next leg of our flight. Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough time to visit our friends here, which makes it doubly sad as our adventure comes to an end. … 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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