Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

Is anyone crazy enough to point their cameras at the sun at midday? I am apparently! Despite R constantly muttering that I will not be able to capture much with the sun directly behind my subject, I click anyway! Because I am no photographer…..I am just a traveler wanting to record that particular subject for…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Through II

This weeks challenge brought to mind the crossing of our Nile cruise ship through the Esna Lock, between Aswan & Luxor Just 30 minutes from Luxor all cruise ships have to pass through this lock sometimes causing a traffic jam that can last for hours! We were lucky and passed through without incident! At this point the levels of…

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Egypt – Ozymandias & The Cult Of Personality!

If you are under the impression, as I was, that Tutankhamen was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt, you are very mistaken. The boy king ‘Tut’ barely lived long enough to leave his mark. The fanfare around the discovery of his tomb and all its treasures remains his sole claim to fame.  The title of the ‘Greatest Pharaoh’…

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