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Nick of Time

As stories of unrest flash across the headlines in not one, but two of the places I just traveled to, a mix of emotions run through me, and I’m reminded to count my blessings. The Cairo that I visited was filled with history, wonder and excitement. The people I met were proud of their country and all it stands for. …

Inspiring site

Impressive, inspiring, indescribable

Three words from three travelers who are now very well educated in the history and culture of Egypt–and equally impressed about the inspiring experience that’s hard to describe. To see what’s left of the ancient temples and tombs and the grandeur of it all, it definitely leaves a lasting impression. It also leaves you in wonder of how it all …

Nile cruise

I’ll admit it, I’m on the Nile…

It all started with an afternoon by the pool at the only hotel on it’s Nile side island. Now we’re lazily cruisng up river, stopping at different temples and valleys along the way. The scenery changes from lush palm forests and mango trees to sandstone quarries, used to build the pyramids, and golden desert sandscapes. Whatever the scenery, the mood …

Egyptian

__________ like an Egyptian

So far we’ve walked, talked, and ate like one since we landed in Cairo, and there’s still more to come. I say “we” because now I’m joined by a couple familiar faces: Mom, who’s always wanted to see the pyramids (check!), and Dad who claims at first he was dragged to the desert, but is now thankful for that. First …