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Aswan High Dam/ Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser, located in southern Egypt and northern Sudan,  is one of the biggest man-made lakes in the world. It was created  when the Aswan High Dam was built between 1960 and 1970. The Nile River is its primary inflow and … Continue reading

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ABU SIMBEL – SOME MIRACLES HAPPEN TWICE

The bus, which brought us from the airport, joined other buses in a parking lot near a large hill. Once our group was together we started walking up a sandy path. Our guide told us to be patient, that we … Continue reading

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RAMSES II – CAN HE GET EVEN TALLER?

The photo I posted a few days ago of a statue of Ramses II at Karnak Temple in Luxor  made him look like a giant. But it is a small giant compared to the statues he had built of himself at Abu Simbel, in … Continue reading

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