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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument ( at Abu Simbel)

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


Egypt Diary: Day 6

Friday, our 6th day in Egypt and our holiday is ending soon. We were up very early to see Abu Simbel. At 02:45, I woke up and a smiling face greeted me ” Happy Birthday”. 547 more words


Cruise the Nile to discover Egypt's uniqueness

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


Weekly photo challenge: Abandoned

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


Sun aligns with Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan

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