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Climbing the legendary Mount Sinai in Egypt

One of the most amazing things we've ever done is the Night Trek to Mountain Sinai, in Egypt! Read here to know about what this is and why you should do it too.

 

The illuminated area of the St. Catherine Monastery, from where the Trek begins (full moon night)

 

History:

It is said that lon…

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How to visit Abu Simbel?

In the recent years, the Temple of Abu Simbel has become extremely popular! But did you know that, today, this monument is not where it was originally built?

 

The temple of Ramesses II, carved into the rock at Abu Simbel

 

 

History:

The land of Upper Egypt (identified as t…

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Exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

If studying about it in school was not enough, then this little blog post should give you more reasons to visit the grandest wonders of our world: The Great Pyramids

 

Intensely thought-provoking magnificence, of the Great Pyramid of Khufu!

 

 

History:

The Pharaohs ruled a…

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