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Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Sorry, again this is a bit late, but those kids are keeping me busy (well, that’s an understatement). Being an Au-Pair is not as easy, as everyone thinks…   Related … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 11 Comments

Temple of Horus, Edfu – A clear view into the past

When cruising down the Nile, we also passed the Temple of Edfu. It lies between Luxor and Aswan and is dedicated to the Falcon God, Horus. Like many rulers during … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clash of Times and Religions – The Luxor Temple, a place beyond time

On the second day of my Nile cruise, right after visiting the Karnak Temple, I went to the Luxor Temple. What you never really see in tourist brochures is that … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 14 Comments

Guest in the home of the Ancient Egyptian Gods

The Karnak Temple is one of the reasons I desperately wanted to visit Luxor. Some say that Karnak is Egypt’s most important Pharaonic site, even more so than the famous … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 19 Comments

A Panorama view of Luxor

The second day of my Nile Cruise started quite early when alarm clock woke me at 3.30am. I was going to go on a hot air balloon ride and because … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

I know this comes a bit late, but I didn’t have internet last week. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour – Mountainous Laos Sunset (seasreflectingstarlight.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Temple of the only female Pharaoh

A dream come true! I’ve always wanted to go to Luxor (the ancient Thebes), but because it is so far away from Cairo and I have only one day off … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

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July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Remains of a once great imperial city

It really is sad. What once was the first great imperial city of ancient Egypt, is now reduced to a tiny open air museum. Founded about 3100 BC by king … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Down, down, down – Me between Bent and Red in Dahshur

Yesterday I told you that I went to Saqqara on my free day. That’s perfectly true, but I also went to Dahshur and Memphis. One at the time; First Saqqara, … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 6 Comments

Walking on ancient ground – A clumsy fool in Saqqara

Yesterday I had one of my rare days off work. I decided to use this quiet, children free time wisely and to continue my sightseeing trip. In the Cairo area, … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 8 Comments

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