Spend Intimate Moments in Less Visited Temples of Upper Egypt
January 9, 2020
Small temples of Egyptian Nubia, known since ancient times as Upper Egypt, the upstream Nile area of Southern Egypt and Northern Sudan, are no less grand in execution than Early Kingdom pyramids of Giza and...
Cruise Lake Nasser on Prince Abbas for an Intimate Experience with History
January 2, 2020
Over 200 river boats now sail the Nile River in Egypt. The highlight of a Nile River cruise is a visit to the temples of Luxor and Karnak, so close to the river and joined by the Avenue of Sphinxes. Three boats are currently sailing on Lake Nasser, the lake created above the Old Dam and Aswan High Dam on the Nile. Around the lake are impressive temples built by New Kingdom Egyptian Pharaohs and Nubian Lords, followed by late pharaohs and Romans. Fewer boats on the lake allow an intimate view of ancient history....
Dwell in an English Village for a Cool August – Part II Road Trips from Twyford
October 24, 2019
Twyford Village, in the midst of Hampshire, is in the middle of Saxon and Victorian England. Today villagers walk their dogs along the Itchen River, where the path connects Southampton to Winchester through Twyford. In...