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LUXOR: Amongst Equals

Rising at dawn is truly a horrific thing. There is nothing good about it and I am forever suspicious of individuals who claim to be morning people. 2,747 more words


LUXOR: I’d Be A DAMN Good Tour Guide

I don’t mean to brag or boast, but I often find that my knowledge of things is too overwhelming. I’m not cocky about this when I chat to people, because I’m a gentleman, but I sometimes find others to be dull and uninteresting with little to stimulate my mind. 2,651 more words


Summer 2014 – Thebes Dig

Unfortunately, I had to remove my blog post chronicling my summer archaeological experience. It contained too much specific information that pertained directly to the dig and its finds. 325 more words


Summer 2014 - Thebes Dig: Prologue


The site of our dig was at the Ismenion Hill in Thebes, Greece. During Classical Period, a temple to the god Apollo dominated the hill. 298 more words


#2009 (Dec): Egypt - Tombs of Thebes (Luxor & Karnak)

All aboard!

From an 11-hour sleeper train to 3 nights on the Semiramis II Cruise Ship, embarking from Aswan. Definitely a FIRST for me on a cruise ship, so I was prepping myself for a rest and relaxing cruise along the Nile river (to ease my aching muscles from the sleeper train). 646 more words

Travelling Feet

"Home is where the heart is."

When I was in college there was a lot of talk about reflection. Reflecting back on what you’ve learned and experienced through life. I often think back to my hometown and look back at growing up there two different ways. 136 more words


Omens of Defeat

Daily Diodorus
Vol. VIII. Book XVII Ch. 10 (Loeb Classical Library)
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Thebes Blows Hot; Greece Has Cold Feet… 610 more words

Diodorus Siculus