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... a proper tour and explain the history of the site.
Flying out to explore Egypt was probably one of the best things I have ever done in my life. I am so glad I went and would have regretted it if I ended up cancelling my trip. After all the documentaries and books I have watched and brought over the years, nothing actually compares to being there in real life and seeing these things face to face.
I understand that the country has many ...
Shortly after joining the caravan Santiago made friends with a goat herder. They talked a lot about life and experiences. Santiago suggested to the Englishman that he study the people of the caravan, and in turn he told Santiago to study his books. Both of them did what the other suggested and learned nothing.
My first day on a 5 hour bus tour with no A/C to the white desert was grueling. We transferred in Bahariya to a 4x4 where we eventually drove for another 2 hours to the White Desert.
The White and Black Desert close to Farafra is infamous for its large rock formations that have been carved throughout time by the sand storms.
While viewing these beautiful structures, I was hit with an unknown illness and I felt horrible ...
I awoke at 1.30am and 4.30am to the sound of the donkey eoring! All in all though, the tent was really comfortable and the roll mats performed brilliantly. Paul gave me an excellent lesson in dismantling the tent and by 8.00am, we were heading down the road to the town of Baharyyia Oasis.
We stopped there for two hours. I went for a long walk with Dianne and Mick through and then ...
Off in the mini bus again, no slower than yesterday. Passed lots and lots of desert, and for an hour or so a continual mountainous wall on the right, stretching as far as we could see in either direction.
We stopped for a time at Al-Kasr, an old city from about 950AD, now pretty much abandoned. Lots of narrow little streets between mud brick walls, sand underfoot, an absolute warren. We were shown an ...