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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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Food in Egypt: Travel Thoughts 4

As we drove past the piles of rubbish on the way to lunch our guide warned us about eating Egyptian food – putting the disclaimer that anywhere he took us was quite safe to eat everything but we should avoid … Continue reading

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Motor Cycles & Wagons in Egypt: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Memphis and the Open Air Museum: Travel Thoughts 4

We headed to Memphis – a town founded 3,300 years before Christ by King Meni who united Upper and Lower Egypt. That length of time is just mind boggling to me as it is time I can get my head … Continue reading

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