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 the Pyramids, Egypt’s Icons of Travel

This is one of my favourite images from Egypt apart from the obvious great Pyramid of Cheops, the character of the camel makes it special. Both are icons of travel and the Pyramids of Giza are the only survivors from the original Seven Wonders of the World. Located on the edge of the Nile and the outskirts of Cairo 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 …