Tag Archives: Egypt

Is Egypt really safe?

The short answer is “yes”. There are armed guards everywhere, both in uniform and in civilian clothes. They are at the tombs and monuments, at the museums, in front of strategic buildings and religious centres, all around airports and hotels … Continue reading

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Giving up the (Linus) Blanket

Since we started our journey nearly five weeks ago we have travelled in the comfort of familiarity. Our first stop was Kuala Lumpur, which we knew well.  Next was Tioman Island – a resort on a tropical island, blissfully easy. … Continue reading

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Headers – Egypt

I have changed the header pics again – this time they represent our time in Egypt, from the sand storms of Cairo and the pyramids to the sunshine and temples of the upper Nile and the heights of Mt Sinai. … Continue reading

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The Colours of Isis

Most tour groups are led by a knowledgeable person with an umbrella or some little quirky thing on a stick to keep the troops in line. On our Egyptian adventure our tour guide, the gorgeous Isis, used colour to help … Continue reading

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Blown away by the Pyramids

Our first sighting of the pyramids was from the Cairo Tower near our hotel. The sun was low and the sky hazy however we could make out the shapes of both the Giza and the Step pyramids. The following day, … Continue reading

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