Egypt Blog Posts
Who knew crocodiles had such a revered place in history??
The first “Museum of Crocodiles” is to open in front of the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan, Egypt coinciding with Aswan’s National Day.
In a nutshell — NOW IS A TERRIFIC TIME TO GO TO EGYPT! It seems counter-intuitive with demonstrations so frequently in the news but it’s true! The demonstrations tend to take place only in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez. My 10 year old daughter and I were actually in Egypt during the most recent demonstrations and we NEVER ONCE felt the least bit concerned or nervous.
So the obvious comment is, how can you lose a pyramid? But time and landscape changes have done it. And now, with new age infra-red technology, from space no less, these lost pyramids have been found. From the sky, 17 pyramids have been discovered along with 1000 tombs and 3000 settlements. Egyptian authorities were skeptical…