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Photos: Upper Egypt on the Eve of Revolution

EGYPT | Sat, 26 Mar 2011 | By veronica | Photo Gallery

Aswan souk, beautiful Sahara dunes, verdant Nile delta from a hot air balloon, Oct., 2010
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Tags: aswan, ballooning in egypt, nile delta, temple of hatshepsut, upper egypt

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

EGYPT | Sun, 20 Mar 2011 | By veronica | Views [429] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

“Gosh, a funeral procession!” exclaims my English companion, with typical understatement. The air instantly grows heavy. A hundred men shuffle behind a rickety wooden bier. Inside lies a body shrouded in white linen. “Unusual,” says an Egyptian ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, aswan, aswan souk, egyptian revolution, nile river, travel writing scholarship 2011, upper egypt, womens travel in egypt

The life of luxury

EGYPT | Wed, 6 May 2009 | By houdyman | Views [774]

We landed in Aswan after a quick hour flight from Cairo. The American guy we met in Cairo while staying with Tarek was beginning a tour company and one of the countries he wants to lead tours is in Egypt so he spent severl week here. He was able to take ... Read more >

Tags: abu simbel, aswan, cruise, nile

The pyramids and southern Egpyt

EGYPT | Wed, 5 Nov 2008 | By blackbs2 | Views [810] | Comments [2]

So sorry we've been out of touch. A lot has been happening in regions sparse of Internet. Quick rundown... Oct 27th: Saw the pyramids and the sphinx. I even got to go inside one of the them! Very impressive. I have some awesome pictures because our ... Read more >

Tags: aswan, camel rides, feluccas, luxor, pyramids

In search of the lost tomb of Tutankhelvis

EGYPT | Sun, 2 Dec 2001 | By stowaway | Views [5408] | Comments [8]

Meanwhile, back in Aswan, Batman prepares to escape from the clutches of the dreaded tourist police jokers by leaping onto the BatBoat... Well, perhaps it wasn't quite the Batboat, but we did sail a Felucca (small single-masted sailboat) down the ... Read more >

Tags: aswan, cairo, egypt, felucca, nile, on the road, pyramids, sphinx, tomb, tutankhelvis

 

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