Category Archives: travel

Bridges Old and New: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Lennox bridge is the oldest stone bridge on the Australian mainland. It is located in the Blue Mountains and we were lucky enough to stumble across it when we were in Sydney recently. In 1831 Major Mitchell employed David Lennox, … Continue reading

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In the Valley of the Kings: Travel Thoughts 9

Roger and I woke at a reasonable hour the day we visited the Valley of the Kings. Those on the tour that had decided to forgo the pleasure of the balloon ride which took in all the sights of Luxor … Continue reading

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Camel and Balloon options – To do or not to do: Travel Thoughts 8

This has to be a decision based entirely on yourself but I’ll tell you our experience. I don’t have a good head for heights combined with movement. Roger doesn’t have a good head for heights. We had decided that we … Continue reading

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Weddings in Egypt: Travel Thoughts 7

Every night we were on land in Egypt we experienced a wedding. It made us interested to know what the traditions are in Egypt regarding weddings as the couple above arrived at the reception venue a long time before the … Continue reading

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Words from Egypt: Five Words January Yr 4: Thursdays Special

Each month Paula gives us five words to display as we like, whether it be one word or all, one photo or many. The words this month are:  crepuscular, coded, lofty, scintillating, and detox Crepuscular views are seen at twilight and the unfinished buildings are … Continue reading

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The Egyptian Museum: Travel Thoughts 6

I love museums but the idea of travelling en masse with a bunch of people fills me with dread. Invariably I want to linger at items that no-one else is interested in and those that are explained in depth often … Continue reading

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Were the Pyramids everything I expected: Travel Thoughts 5

The oldest of the pyramids discovered to date are found at Saqqara which is near Memphis – the place that we visited on our first day in Egypt. These we visited in the afternoon after we had eaten lunch. This ancient … Continue reading

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