THE THREE GREAT PYRAMIDS

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Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure – this triumvirate has stood still for what seems to be since time immemorial on the Giza Necropolis a few kilometers outside present-day Cairo. Still as magnificent and mysterious as when they were first built some … Continued

THE WOMAN WHO WOULD BE KING

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It was at the height of Queen Hatshepsut’s 22-year reign 3,500 years ago when this temple was built near the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the Nile. This colonnaded structure of breathtaking harmony still stands proud … Continued

DANCING FELUCCAS

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Dancing Feluccas

These feluccas, white sails dancing to a steady breeze, move sedately down the Nile amidst a grove of trees backdropped by a ridge where they say Alexander the Great’s army camped out on their way to conquer more land further down south.

(Location: Aswan, Egypt)