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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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Travel Tuesday: Karnak

Another one of the marvels of the world I plan on getting around to seeing in the next few years, or sooner, Karnak. Although badly ruined, few attractions of an Egypt tour are more impressive than Karnak. It is the … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Luxor Temple

Ah, here’s yet another impressive Egyptian human feat, or was it the aliens, Luxor Temple. Not sure how I feel about the light show. Anyway, Luxor Temple is located on the east bank of the River Nile in the ancient … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Abu Simbel

Ramses the Great was GREAT. As this monument suggests.  He let everyone know that he was the HPIC! The twin temples of Abu Simbel were carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses The Great in the … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Temple of Hatshepsut

This here temple is dedicated to one of, in my personal opinion, on the OG’s of Bad Bitches, Hatshepsut.  She took the role of a man quite literally; she had the balls to wear the full staff, crown, and bread! … Continue reading

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