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Abu Simbel

This morning we rose at 4:00 a.m. to travel to southernmost Egypt bordering on Sudan. I watched the moon set–which was almost as gorgeous as the setting sun! Abu Simbel was built by Ramsses II, who enjoyed an unusually long reign from 1279 to 1213–66 years–and is thought to have been 90 when he died. He’s…

Egypt’s First Pyramids

I feel like I’m on the field trip of my life! I had a grand day discovering Egypt’s first attempts at pyramid building. When I arrived in Cairo at midnight, I discovered there was an impromptu tour with members of my group that arrived early. BUT we were starting at 8:00 am. I was desperately…

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