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In the space of 24 hours I caught a train from Luxor to Aswan, saw the temples of Abu Simbel located near the Sudanese border, browsed the Aswan Souq, sailed a felucca on the Nile, hiked up the western bank of the river for a view over the city and caught the train back to Luxor. 844 more words
We’re neither pioneering voyagers nor daredevil globetrotters but perhaps you could describe us as cautiously adventurous wanderers. We enjoy experimenting a little, whether it’s being part of one of the first crossings of Myanmar in recent times, or the first to cross from Turkana into Ethiopia after border crossing problems for other overlanders, exploring routes that are not recorded anywhere in Mongolia, and generally going off the beaten track. 1,260 more words
Last Thursday, October 19th,”The Belzoni’s Day” took place at the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo, as I announced on the column of this newspaper.
In the morning, several speakers have illustrated the life and works of the great Italian explorer and in the evening, an exhibition of original works by Giovanni Battista Belzoni and other artists of the 1800s on the theme of “Abu Simbel” was inaugurated. 1,493 more words