Saturday, 30 January 2016


August 2006

I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to visit Egypt. A place so other-worldly and mystical. 
I was invited away with my friend and her family at age 15. 
........And so began my wanderlust and adventurous soul. 

"Because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars...”
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road 

Things we saw and did:
  • 4 day cruise on 'The Crown Prince' on the River Nile.
  • The Valley of the Kings
  • Tutankhamun Tomb location
  • Deir El-Bahari Temples
  • Alabaster Factory
  • Temple of Edfu
  • Temple of Kom Ombo 
  • Philae Island
  • Aegyptus Papyrus
  • Aswan Dam
  • Kyphi Perfumes
  • El-Tabia Mosque
  • A Nubian house tour
  • Abu Simbel Temples
  • Infinity pool in Luxor
  • The Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple
  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • Camel ride in the Sahara Desert 
  • The Sphinx
  • The Museum of Cairo
  • Markets in El Gouna
  • Snorkeling in the Red Sea

4 day cruise on The Crown Prince along the River Nile

Wearing our galabeyas for Egyptian night aboard The Crown Prince

The Valley of the Kings

 Edfu, the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus

Temple of Kom Ombo

Philae Island 

El-Tabia Mosque

Abu Simbel Temples

The Pyramids of Giza

The Sphinx

Markets in El Gouna

Snorkeling in the Red Sea 

 Niamh and I having the time of our lives

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