The images we think of when we hear the word Egypt are always the dreamy and exhilarating fantasies of Cleopatra, pharaohs, pyramids, tombs, mummies and treasure. The Ancient Wonders of the World are still creations to be admired at. There are the Great Pyramids of Giza, which are observed among the hugest formations ever to be constructed and there’s also the Valley of the Kings, which has underground tombs holding the treasure of the pharaohs. Along with these scenes and its remarkable history and culture, this country offers much more. From the invigorating Nile, to hot air ballooning over Luxor, to the energetic adventure playground of the Red Sea coral reef and the superb rock formations of Mt. Sinai; you will be enchanted with every step and in every direction.
Here are 14 Epic Photos of Egypt:
Browsing the internet, you see epic images that look like they’re out of the movies, story books or have been photoshopped but wait, these places are actually real! We’re not taking the micky here – these travel destinations truly exist and are not a figment of your mind. Be prepared to have your mind blown, and to be so intrigued by these places that you’ll add them to your travel bucket list. These destinations are proper #travelgoals.
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Cairo is set on the Nile river, is the capital and largest city in Egypt. The city’s municipal area is the biggest in the Middle East and in the Arab world. For many, Cairo can seem like an initially bewildering experience; an intoxicating, bustling city, with narrow sandy streets and bazaars filled to bursting point with antiques and spices. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to know where to go when you first arrive in Cairo.
Here are 5 top things to do in Cairo.
Egypt anyone? Travel Talk Tours take you to the core of Egyptian culture, antiquity and adventure. You will discover the remarkable ancient sites; uncover the treasures of Egypt; muse existence under the stars and relish in sunny days on the Red Sea coast. Words will never do Egypt or this tour justice; one merely has to experience it.
On a 9-day Felucca Odyssey tour you’ll get to be a part of a journey full of history, tradition and the greatest of the Nile on a Felucca!
Here’s an insider’s look into a Travel Talk tour to Egypt.
Travel is not just a movement; it is progression – progression of you. There is always an excuse; not enough money, not enough time, I’ve never travelled before, I’m stuck with my job, I don’t have anyone to go with, travelling is too dangerous and the list goes on. We should all travel but our greatest limitations are from within. Travel is stepping out of your comfort zone into the unknown. Travelling the globe offers fascinating fundamentals that will enable us develop and discover ourselves. Consequently, it is imperative to stop making justifications and hit the highway. One word: Wanderlust (n.) A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world.
Here are 15 quotes that will make to want to travel the world now!
The ultimate travel bucket list for 2016 – Where to begin? It’s almost June, which means that the start of the prime season for impressive summer ventures throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle is about to commence. It’s hard to confine a selection of travel bucket list ideas because once you get the travelling bug, the list goes on, and on, and on. Travel is: fun, adventure, freedom, joyful, broadens the mind, feeds our soul plus more all rolled into one. It is one of our utmost treasures, and we should all have a travel bucket list. Here’s 10 ultimate bucket list ideas for 2016.
The very mention of Egypt tends to conjure up a variety of intoxicating images; exotic palms, ancient temples and hazy, sun-filled alleyways, brimming with market stalls and secretive street cafes. The reality of the country is no less exciting, and visitors are always delighted at the sheer atmosphere of the country, with its arid desert terrain and incredible historical sights.
If you are looking to travel in Egypt and want some inspiration, then look no further. Here are our top three things to do in Egypt, to guarantee that you get the most from the country and experience a truly unforgettable trip.
Next stop, Luxor. I’ve always marvelled at the ability of Irish pubs to pop up in unlikely places. I can now add our dinner venue in Luxor to the list. While some got up for hot air ballooning they later described as their highlight (I regretted not going) the rest of us had slightly more sleep before heading to the Valley of the Kings.
Wow. The tombs of these ancient royals and the stories that went with them had me truly fascinated. When I walked down the stairs into the tomb, battling my conflicting needs to look where I was going so I didn’t eat it in front of my new friends and stare at the preserved hirogliphics and decorations on the walls and ceiling I came upon the huge stone sarcophagus and was uncharacteristically speechless.