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Called to sacred spaces - Egypt

Just a couple days ago, I saw a notification on Facebook – on this day, 8 years ago, a photo was posted of me and my husband Ryan riding camels in Cairo. 151 more words

Spirituality

Italy and Abu Simbel

On 2 August 1817, exactly 200 years ago, the Italian Giovanni Battista Belzoni penetrated the temple of Abu Simbel. This man of great renown and his companions had succeeded, in spite of a temperature of nearly 50 degrees, in removing the ancient sands that blocked the entrance. 1,944 more words

The Laughing Diplomat

Cairo, Aswan, Abu simbel and Luxor Tours

Give yourself the chance to escape from the stress of life and find your inner peace in amazing holidays in Egypt, as Flying Carpet Tours is offering reasonable prices vacations to Egypt such as the fancy  1,116 more words

Abu Simbel 

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Having arrived in Aswan late last night we were up again at 0300 to leaves at 0315 to drive to Abu Simbel which was a few hours drive south, nearly on the Sudanese border. 502 more words

Backpacking

Abu Simbel: the great temple of Egypt

In his day, Ramses II built entire cities in Egypt, but nothing would have been as awe-inspiring as the Great Temple which was stumbled across in the depths of the Egyptian desert near the border of Nubia, buried under centuries of sand. 585 more words

Travel Tips

Temple of Isis in Madrid

The Ptolemic pharaohs of Egypt walked under the two arches that you see in the featured photo and into the temple of Isis (photo below). So did the Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius. 352 more words

Architecture

Abu Simbel, Aswan

Aswan is known for its warm beautiful weather, kind people, and great temples, but Abu Simbel is one of the most popular temples in Aswan………Read more