S: Paris, Turkey and Egypt: August 2010
FC: Paris, Turkey and Egypt August 2010
1: Our adventure begins!
2: The Basilica of Sacre Coeur.
3: Annelies and I, on a beautiful Paris street in Montmartre.
4: Crepe #1 | Crepes #2 and #3
5: One of the best parts of Paris: Crepes and pastries! | Crepe #4
6: The Thinker: by Rodin.
7: The beautiful gardens at the Rodin Museum.
9: Notre Dame Cathedral and a romantic walk along the Seine!
10: Arriving at the Eiffel Tower! | Paris!
12: The Eiffel Tower!
15: Such a romantic city!
16: Haghia Sophia in Istanbul..
19: Cruising down the Bosphorus!
20: The Blue Mosque and braving the amazing view at Galata Tower!.
23: The Amazing rock formations and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia!
29: Temples carved into the rocks. | A great view of the fairy chimneys!
30: Welcome to Egypt and the Great Pyramids!
31: Great Pyramid of Khufu (completed 2560 BCE) Pyramid of Khafre Pyramid of Menkaura
32: The Pyramid of Khafre and the Sphinx. Dreams do come true! | Egypt
33: The head of the Sphinx is believed to be that of Khafre.
34: Karnak Temple and the Great Hypostyle Hall. | World's largest ancient religious site.
36: Luxor Temple: Founded 1400 BCE.
39: Colossi of Memnon: Statues of Amenhotep III
40: Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. | Egypt!
43: Cruising down the Nile in Style!
45: Temple of Edfu: Dedicated to the falcon god Horus. Built 237-57 BCE.
47: Kom Ombo Temple: Also built during the Ptlolemaic Period.
48: Abu Simble | Built by Pharaoh Ramesses II during the 13th century BCE, as a lasting monument to himself and his Queen Nefertari. | Abu Simble:
50: Temple of Philae and the Aswan High Dam.
53: The Red Pyramid: A second pyramid built for Sneferu (Pharoah 2613-2589 BCE), father of Khufu (builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza)
55: The First Pyramid: The Step Pyramid built for Djoser, (king 2667-2648 BCE).
57: Who wouldn't eat lunch at Pizza Hut if they had a view like this?