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Movin’ On…

Movin' On...

Touring Egypt 35: It is time to climb on our camel and saunter into the Egyptian sunset. Here’s a camel; there’s the sunset … See you soon in a new place! (Photos: Camel for tourist rides at Saqqara; Camel rider waving; Sunset view of Cairo across the Nile River.)


Pincushion

Pincushion

The Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Click here to share this image. Touring Egypt 34: Like all oceans, the Red Sea is full of sea urchins. Many people do not realize the sea urchin actually comes in many colors and forms. Some have long, thin spines, while others have short spines; stubby, pencil-shaped spines; or, […]


At the Khan

At the Khan

The Khan el-Khalili, Cairo, Egypt “Shopping“ Touring Egypt 33: The Khan el-Khalili in old Islamic Cairo has been a bazaar for centuries. Originally, it was the Cairo terminus for camel trains across the great Sahara desert. Today, completely surrounded by the city of Cairo, it is a warren of fascinating shops, peopled by wonderful, warm, […]


Out for Dinner

Out for Dinner

The Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Click here to share this image. Touring Egypt 32: One of nature’s most unusual animals looks like a plant. Divers see these all over the world’s oceans, but we usually don’t think too much about it. Our eyes see a crinoid, and we automatically think of it as a […]


Spiral View

Spiral View

Ibn Tulun, Cairo, Egypt “The View“ Touring Egypt 31: Cairo is full of mosques (as mentioned in previous posts). One of the oldest and most historically significant is the mosque of Ibn Tulun. Whereas the mosque of Sultan Hassan remains a working house of worship, ibn Tulun is now mostly a preserved historic site. (Ibn […]


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