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"From the oldest of times, people danced for a number of reasons. They danced in prayer... or so that their crops would be plentiful... or so their hunt would be good. And they danced to stay physically fit... and show their community spirit. And they danced to celebrate." And that is the dancing we're talking about. Aren't we told in Psalm 149 " …
“You know, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death. When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. Their answers determined whether they were able to enter or not.
‘Have you found joy in your life?’ 'Has your life brought joy to others?’”
- Carter …
On Thursday we finally made it out to Giza and environs, hiring a car and guide for the day. It having been 14 years since I last visited the Great Pyramids (with Cristina) and almost 29 years (ouch!) since I saw them for the first time, I was very interested to see them again and curious to see if the encroaching Giza suburbs would diminish thier …
... and the basket was picked up.
Omar told his theory about the story. According to common thoughts, this would have been during the time when Ramses II was elderly, but he had a lot of illnesses when he died. The pharaoh would have been too old to do the battle that the holy scripts describe. The story of Moses is not mentioned in any of the temples built by Ramses II, which adds credence that it was not Ramses II. The stelae of Israel were the only ...
... and manpower that went in to making these pyramids, imagining how many people died in the making of them, how much money was spent on them, what egoism there must have been to create such monuments. And here, my friends, is where I rode a camel! That’s right, with the great pyramids of Giza in the background, I climbed onto the back of a camel led by young Hassan, to ride through the desert, as I have been wanting to do since I knew I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed