Category Archives: Africa

The Step Pyramid of Djoser – Part of the Saqqara Necropolis, Egypt

The Saqqara Necropolis lies outside Cairo, Egypt. It’s approximately 9 miles southeast of its more famous cousin at Giza, although it forms part of the same UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. At the heart … Continue reading

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Serengeti Great Migration!

What’s Kathleen got in her hand? A copy of the recently re-published Jaspa’s Journey: The Great Migration, of course. But look more closely. Because the real question should be Where are Kathleen and her book? Amazingly, the answer is: In … Continue reading

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The Pyramids of Giza

“There they are!” We’d been making our way through rush hour traffic on the outskirts of Cairo, when Rich spotted a colossal shape looming over the buildings and trees (yes, trees) to our right. Almost five years later, I still … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Alexandria, Egypt

Our approach to Alexandria on the Nile Delta was delayed, so it was early afternoon by the time our ship – Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas – docked and we were given clearance to go ashore. From just outside … Continue reading

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