Between the bustle of downtown Cairo on market day to the staggeringly ginormous pyramids of Luxor that seem to scratch heavens themselves, it’s pretty hard to take a bad picture in Egypt. And if you think it’s just mile upon mile of sand and dusty old ruins, think again; you’ll find just about every colour imaginable on the Nile’s lush green banks. Come along and find them with us.
While there are a number of tombs worth checking out at the Valley of the Kings, the one everyone is there to see is the famous tomb of King Tut.
Luxor Temple, located right in the heart of the city, is one of the few temples open at night for visitors to explore without the tacky sound and laser shows. A must for photo fanatics!
Luxor Temple at night is a completely unique way to enjoy the Egyptian temples.
Watch out – they really do spit!
Can you go without kissing the Sphinx? I think not.
As the sun sets on the Nile, you cannot help but feel the magic in the air.
The temple of Abu Simbel is located 3+ hours south of Aswan near the border with Sudan. The early morning convoy is worth the effort as this temple is truly the most beautiful in all of Egypt.
The Mediterranean dish of moussaka features eggplant and tomatoes in a beautiful combination.
A trip to Egypt is not complete with a snack from a street cart, especially in the city of Luxor where they seem to be everywhere around the temples.
Kushari is a popular fast food snack consisting of a mix of rice, lentils, chickpeas, macaroni, and a tomato sauce and fried onion topping. Cheap and delicious!