EGYPT 2007 - A magnificent Expedition
Do you want to stand where Alexander the Great was crowned King of Egypt?
Do you want to swim in Cleopatra's Pool?
Do you want to stand at El Alamein where history was made?
Do you want to visit ancient tombs and maybe find a Mummy?
Do you want to visit an Oasis in the desert?
Do you want to see the monuments of Egypt, Greece and Rome?
Do you want to see the Black Desert and the White Desert?
Do you want to see truly magnificent scenery?
Do you want an adventure?
Well we did and by booking with Khaled Afifi we managed it. Expertly organised and looked after by Khaled, superbly driven by Nasser and Hassan we travelled hundreds of kilometres in the Western Desert in complete safety.
This year's trip was one of the most unforgettable trips we've had.
If you want more information contact me
Or go direct to Khaled at firstname.lastname@example.org for this or other holiday adventures.
See for yourself - Click on these to enlarge.
|Our first view of the Pyramids a short distance from our hotel.||Our drivers and out friends Hassan on left and Nasser on right.||The view from our room in Alexandria.||Alexandria - busy streets|
|Alexandria||Roman amphitheatre in Alexandria||Qaitbay Citadel at Alexandria||Commonwealth War Graves at El Alamein. Not far away are the Italian and German cemeteries.|
|My Birthday cake - A very nice touch organised by Khaled||Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria. Also visit the catacombs.||Peace Memorial at the museum at El Alamein. There are 6 white steps each side. One for each year of the war.||Me cutting the cake!
|The Western Desert||Hassan in Mersa Martuh||Siwa Oasis - salt lakes, hot springs, friendly people.||The ruins of the old city of Shali - well worth a visit.|
|The donkey taxis at Siwa||The old and the new side by side in Siwa||Siwa - the Shali mosque, the town, the salt lake and the escarpment||Siwa Oasis lies in a depression|
|Mountain of the dead in Siwa 4,000 tombs here!||Temple of Amun. This is where Alexander the Great was crowned King of Egypt||Our transport||Sunset over the salt lake|
|Nasser||Hassan||Khaled||A little girl who shared her drink with us.|
|Dawn at the salt lake||Salt crystalising||Al Areg - oasis and site of a Roman Garrison - off the track!||The cliffs at Al Areg|
|The tombs at Al Areg||Cliffs shaped like the bows of a giant ship.||The Black Desert||The Black Desert|
|The Black Desert||The White Desert||The White Desert||The oasis in the White Desert|
|The last remains of some Romans||Lunch in the White Desert||"The Rhino" a wind sculpture||A mushroom and a chicken|
|Footprints in the sand||Human remains at Al Areg||A mummified body in one of the tombs at Al Areg||Crystals at the Crystal Mountain|
|The Mushrooms||The Camels||Cross country||Taking a break|
|Wind blasted boulder at the Crystal Mountain||The desert||An alabaster hand - formed naturally||Hotel at Farafra Oasis|
|The Pyramids||Sphinx||The Travellers||Hotel at Bahariya Oasis|
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