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Egypt, Old Cairo                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Cairo capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos. Its metropolitan area is the largest in the world. It is nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture.

The Nile River~ Aswan, Egypt Loved it but would not go there right now!  Glad we had the opportunity in 2009!

The Nile River~ Aswan, Egypt, I was lucky to have just visited there January one of my best trips, cruising on the River Nile on the Legacy - highly recommended , loved it x

The Katikies Hotel on the beautiful island of Santorini sits atop a cliff overlooking the Santorini caldera basin, offering heart stopping views of the Aegean Sea. Even if it rains, we’d still be in awe of the cave pools and the immaculate white rooms with their elegant touches. With only 27 rooms and suites, it’s clear the goal is serenity, not mass occupancy.

The Katikies Hotel on the beautiful island of Santorini sits atop a cliff overlooking the Santorini caldera basin, offering heart stopping views of the Aegean Sea.

"O Egito é uma dádiva do Nilo". Heródoto

The Temples at ABU SIMBEL, EGYPT Long before Ramses II, the site had been sacred to Hathor of Absek. The temple built by Ramses, however, was dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte. The place which first got me interested in Egyptology.

Artist Ernst Karl Eugen Körner. "Le Temple de Karnak. La grande salle hypostyle." (The Temple of Karnak, The Great Hypostyle Hall) Painted in 1890.                                                                                                                                                      More

Shadow of the Sphinx: Ernst Karl Eugen Koerner (German, The Temple of Karnak, The Great Hypostyle Hall, oil on canvas. Collection of the Dahesh Museum of Art.