Tuesday , 1 September 2015

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Well today begins the sad day. I must say good bye to Jordan and to the Middle East. It has been a wonderful last few days. On Friday, I took the bus from Wadi Musa back to Amman ...

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Greetings from Ancient Thebes

Greetings from Ancient Thebes

Greetings from Luxor, Egypt. I am only taking a moment out of my busy day to write and say that this city is truly amazing. Though the street touts can be a bit aggressive and eve ...

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The Great Sun Temple of Abu Simbel

The Great Sun Temple of Abu Simbel

Getting to Abu Simbel involved joining a convoy (there are only 2 per day) - the first at 4:30 in the morning!!! eeks. But arriving at Abu Simble at 8:00. Most people are content ...

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Greetings from Ancient Egypt

Greetings from Ancient Egypt

Well, I arrived in Cairo this morning at 2:30 Saturday Cairo time. I guess technically it's only 6:30 pm on Friday... The flight from Minneapolis-Saint Paul to Amsterdam was prett ...

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The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

I pose a question to you: What is the first thing that pops into your head when you hear someone mention Egypt? Perhaps an image of the Pyramids flash before your eyes, or the leg ...

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