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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