Category Archives: Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Tempe of Seti I

The Temple of Seti I is the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Seti I on the west bank of the Nile in Abydos. The ancient temple was constructed towards the end of the reign of Seti, and may have been completed … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Temple of Edfu

Here’s another impressive site to add to my list of places. The Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, is the second-largest Egyptian temple after Karnak and one of the best-preserved. The construction of this temple began in … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Philae Temples

Beautiful, eh? I would love to have the chance to visit this place. I’m getting some Angkor Wat vibes. The island of Philae was the center of the cult of the goddess Isis. The first temple on the island was … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Colossi of Memnon

Here’s today’s future site to visit, the Colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon (Arabic: el-Colossat or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII. Since 1350 BCE, they … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Tempel of Kom Ombo

It’s temple time; Ancient Egyptian style. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. Some additions to it … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Medinet Habu

Going back to the land of sand and pharaohs, Egypt with another find on my list. Located on the West Bank of Luxor, Medinet Habu is the Arabic name for a huge temple complex second only to Karnak in size … Continue reading

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Tuesday Travels: The La Laurie Mansion

You know you’re an evil woman when the locals accuse you of brutality and take your slaves away from you! Woo childe! Anyway here’s today’s local haunt. The most famous of the stories attached to this otherwise lovely mansion is … Continue reading

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