This week’s photo challenge is Monument.
The colossal monument at Abu Simbel is my pick.
No body has seen this monument like this before, as I have inadvertently turned the image left to right when I scanned my photo. 7 more words
Written by Valentina Romano
The wonderful yellow desert that opens up on the sides of the river Nile, the gigantic ruins that rise by the muddy waters and the extraordinary Pyramids of Giza; these are only few of the numerous things that make Egypt such a unique and fascinating country. 496 more words
I’ve always correlated ‘abandonment’ with either ‘serenity’ or ‘eeriness’ when it comes to landscapes or settings. My entry (or entries, since I’m finding it difficult to pick just one photo) for this week’s photo challenge is from the ruins of Egypt. 109 more words
The Sun fell perpendicularly on the face of the Statue of King Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan on Saturday, 22nd February 2014. The unique astronomical phenomenon, which occurs twice a year, started at about 6:23 am and lasted for 20 minutes. 830 more words