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Egyptology - Travels In The Desert Land

14th March, 2018, Morning

Travelling to Egypt

When our plane flew over the Arabian Desert I saw that the sands over North Yemen was silver. As we flew beyond the Persian Gulf the sands of Arabia appeared Sandy brownish turning to gold wherever it caught the sun and glistened in it. 12,901 more words

Travelogues

Sarı kumlar kızıla çalarken

Abu Simbel, Aswan’ın bir hayli güneyinde yer alan alçak gönüllülük kavramını yanlış tercümeden ötürü müdür yoksa ikinci olmasından gelen kompleks yüzünden midir bilinmez tamamen farklı algılamış Firavun 2. 678 more words

Mısır

3 Nights in Aswan, Egypt with Kids

Not as widely known as Cairo with the nearby Pyramids of Giza or Luxor with the Valley of the Kings, Aswan still has plenty to offer travelers-kids and adults alike. 1,907 more words

Egypt

A-Z April Challenge - Abu Simbel

This year for the challenge I will be blogging about some premier sites & sights that I have experienced on my travels abroad.

With ‘A’ I was spoiled for choice – Alhambra & Angkor Wat would have made fine opening subjects, but I plumped for one of the earliest ‘wonders’ that I had viewed. 394 more words

April A-Z Challenge

Animation In Stone!

This is an image of a ‘spy’ captured and tortured by Ramses 2 (1303 – 1213 BC; reigned 1279 – 1213 BC), to reveal the enemy plans in the imminent Battle of Kadesh. 273 more words

General

Cairo to Abu Simbel කයිරෝ සිට අබුසිම්බල් බලා ගමන් කලෙමු.

ගීසා (Gize) හි පිරමීඩ (Great Pyramid Complex)බලලා මොනවද මේ පිරමීඩ ඇතුලේ තියෙන්නේ කියලා බලාගැනීමට තිබ්බ කුතුහලය කොච්චරද කියනවනම් මිත්‍රවරුණි මීටරයක් විතර උස ඒත් දළ බෑවුමක් සහිත මීටර් 25 කට වැඩි ගැඹුරට යන පිරමීඩය ඇතුලට පට්ටම අමාරුවෙන් බැහැලා බැලින්නම් මොනවත්ම තිබ්බේ නැහැ කියනවකෝ. 24 more words

Common

Walk Like an Egyptian!

For the last few years I have had Egypt on my bucket list. My first memories of world history involved the pyramids, the pharaohs and the mummies with special reference to Tutankhamen. 2,453 more words

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