Journey to Egypt, Part 2: Giza – Pyramids, an Ancient Boat, Camels, & the Sphinx

December 24, 2018 Our first full day in Cairo began with a trip to Giza to see the famous pyramids and the Sphinx. Egyptologists have identified 118-138 pyramids commissioned by ancient pharaohs as burial tombs. The oldest known pyramid is the step pyramid located in Saqqara, which we did not visit. Egyptian pyramid building was […]

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FOTD: Shooting Stars

These flowers are called shooting stars. Looking at them closely, it is easy to see why. In this photo, their shape is clearer. Taken in my garden on May 22, 2018.  Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 5/27/18.

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FOTD: Tarangire Flower

I don’t know the name of this flower, but it may be related to the morning glory. I took this photo at Tarangire National Park. The close up is first, and the second picture is a group of these flowers in the foreground, against the backdrop of beautiful green grasslands, baobob and acacia trees in […]

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Travel Prep: Journaling

In my previous post under the Weekly Photo Challenge prompt “Growth“, I introduced a new travel journal my daughter got me for Christmas. Well, my husband liked it so much, he had her order one for him too!  (By the way, she got it on Amazon. It’s called You Are Here: A mindful travel journal […]

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