Postcards from Egypt; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Egypt is one of the earliest civilisations, thriving when the ancient Greek civilisation was still in cultural nappies and the Roman empire was just a twinkle in the eye of mythical founder Aeneas. Witnessing a flaming sun make it’s daily journey below a Red Sea horizon or a butterfly-like felucca gliding down the Nile are just two evocative scenes from …

Postcard from an Egyptian sunset

Desert sunsets always seem especially spectacular. Sitting above a Bedouin camp in the Egyptian desert near Sharm el Sheik was proof enough of this for me. Watching from a high point above the camp provided moments of great peace and solitude before the festivities of the evening began. Lingering as long as I dared before joining the rest of the …

Luxor – Egypt’s Museum City by the Nile

Visiting Luxor 0n an organised excursion involves an extremely tight itinerary, visiting the Valley of the Kings, the Temples of Hatshepsut and Karnak, some factory visits, quickly grabbing lunch before finishing at the Temple of Luxor. The services of a guide are welcome, they offer a constant stream of interesting facts, time however is certainly of the essence. The history …