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Luxor Temple – People or Ants?

How small we humans look compared to images the Ancient Egyptians left of themselves.   More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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WAITING FOR TOURISTS- PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The political upheaval over the last five years has reduced tourism in Egypt, but the crash  of the Russian plane over the Sinai a few month ago, resulting in  travel bans by Russia and the UK  has brought Egypt’s tourism to a … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – WHAT A SHAME

We are fortunate that the Ancient Egyptians left us such wonders to admire as these beautiful column bases in the back courtyard in the Temple at Medina Habu on the West Bank of the Nile near Luxor Is leaving our … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – GOODBYE ABAN

On the way back from the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank, near Luxor  our bus had stopped in front of the Papyrus Institute, where beautiful  images of Ancient Egypt, reproduced by local artist on papyrus, were sold. After about an … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – SOUVENIRS

  IS THERE REALLY NOBODY COMING TO BUY MY SOUVENIRS ?????? More from Egypt soon                         Brigitte

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – WAITING FOR TOURISTS

  ……….AND WHEN WILL THEY BE BACK? THESE PEOPLE AND ANCIENT SITES  FEEL LONELY AND NEED THE TOURISTS!     More from Egypt soon                Brigitte

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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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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – WAS RAMSES II REALLY THAT TALL?

………….OR ARE THESE TOURISTS  MIDGETS ? This Statue of Ramses II is standing at Karnak Temple. The small statue between his legs is his son. More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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TOURISM IN EGYPT ………

….WHERE HAVE ALL THE CUSTOMERS GONE?????…… IS THIS SHOP OWNER’S QUESTION TOO! His store, offering the most tempting sweets, is in the train station of Alexandria. I bought several packages of sticky goodies, and asked him if I could take his … Continue reading

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EGYPT – HOW MUCH LUCK DOES IT NEED?

Since Ancient Egyptian times SCARABS have been a sign of Good Luck, fending off bad spirits. This believe has survived into modern times and every tourist who has come to Egypt did not leave without at least one, or like … Continue reading

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