CFFC: Shadows

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Shadows. This afternoon’s walk was a great time to photograph shadows. It was mid-afternoon and the sun was shining. Fence Hedges Railroad crossing In Israel, we saw this: Cat Barrier on the Mediterranean Sea I took this beautiful shot of the Sphinx in Egypt – it looks like […]

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CFFC: Texture

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about textures. As the icicles on my house melt in a freeze-thaw cycle, the dripping water forms little ice bubbles on the snow-ice on the porch steps below. I took a photo of a wall at the Field Museum in Chicago yesterday, because it LOOKS textured. It’s […]

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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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