Discontinuing Photo-books For Now

I’m sad to say that I’ve decided for now at least to discontinue the sale of my photo books. If you didn’t know I offered them, shame on me for not doing a better job pushing that information out there! Background I pushed my … Read More

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Red Sea Camp

An amazing part of our trip was two days relaxing on the Red Sea at the Sawa Camp near Nuweiba. We literally stayed in straw huts a few steps from the waters.  Here you can see an early morning shot of the beach and … Read More

Karnak Temple Prints

Karnak Temple was the last of the ancient temple ruins we visited on our tour of Egypt.  It was definitely the largest complex we visited, although I’d be torn to pick a best.  We were told that the Nile had flooded these temples and … Read More

Luxor Temple Ruins

Our first afternoon in Luxor, we wandered along the Corniche – the riverside walkway along the Nile (apparently used in Egypt but borrowed from the French).  Our guide was pointing out things we could do, amongst which was the temple ruins at Luxor.  We … Read More

Balloons Over Luxor

I often think back to my experience of flying in a hot air balloon over Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings. Even though there have been balloon crashes since my trip, I don’t regret taking my flight at all. It was, in fact, my … Read More

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Felucca Prints

Traditional sailboats that have plied the Nile for ages still use this ancient highway today.  These wooden boats with lateen sails are mostly pleasure craft these days but in the past would have been one of the main ways of moving goods and people. … Read More

Sahara Prints

During my trip through Egypt, we got to see a lot of the great desert, the Sahara.  We also learned that Sahara is Arabic for desert.  So, those of us calling it Sahara Desert, as I always had, are really saying “desert desert.”  Is … Read More

Abu Simbel Prints

Ramses II, we were told, was the only Pharaoh of Egypt to bear the epithet, The Great. Ramses The Great lived to be 90 or 91 years old and reigned for some 67 years.  He’s known today for being a warrior, a diplomat, a … Read More

Cairo Mosque Prints

Alongside the pyramids, one of the highlights of our visit to Cairo was the Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha at the Citadel. The Mosque is a major tourist stop for a reason. It’s an exquisite early 19th century Ottoman mosque, and although still a … Read More

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