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... Korean backpackers more afterward, especially the one staying in my hostel. While traveling with Dorothy, neither of us had the chance to interact with other travelers very much, so it was nice to connect to someone on a similar journey as me. He's an interesting fellow, he too served in the military and was a tank driver (similar tank to my m113). He deployed to Lebanon as a peacekeeper while he was in the military so he could save money for his ...
... the reception. Bit, apparently the locals like having westerners there, and it was nice to chat with some Egyptians who weren't just trying to sell you stuff. I also did a tour of the West Bank, which includes the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple, and the Temple of Hapu. The tunnels in the Valley of the Kings are pretty impressive due to the art work and color that has remained over the years. Hatshepsut's Temple is impressive as it's cut into the cliff side, so it has ...
... were slaughtered here by terrorists. Today it is peaceful and pleasant, and we are nearly the only people around. It's wonderful for us to have these sites to ourselves, but sad for the Egyptians who are really struggling to earn a living.
One such Egyptian was Mohammed Abu Omar. He was a shopkeeper at the rest area near the base of the Hatshepsut temple. He won me over when he approached me and asked what I ate because he wanted to write ...
... where people cool down and relax after a hot bustling day. Overlooking the city from the roof top of our hotel, half finished brown brick residential apartments are adorned with sate-lights and home hooked washing lines. On sunset the call to prayer penetrates the city air calling out from the many minarets of the mosques. No matter what your religion or non religion, this time of night always takes on a magically quality. But we are here for a reason. To see what was ...
Our five person tour group visited tombs of three pharaohs:
- Ramesses III
- Ramesses IV
No cameras or guides are allowed in the tombs. ...