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Two years ago we went on a round trip through Egypt. A few days ago I had a look at the pictures of this trip. They brought back some good memories of this beautiful country. In this post I want to share some pictures with you. I hope you’ll enjoy them.

Our first stop, Hurghada.

Our first stop, Hurghada.

Our view of the Red Sea by night.

Our view of the Red Sea by night.

Cairo.

Now things got interesting.....visiting Cairo.

Now things got interesting…..visiting Cairo.

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo. You're not allowed to take pictures inside the building.

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo. You’re not allowed to take pictures inside the building.

One of the scars of the January 25 Revolution.

One of the scars of the January 25 Revolution.

Gizeh.

Khufu's Great Pyramid.

Khufu’s Great Pyramid.

Khafre's pyramid with Khufu's pyramid in the background.

Khafre’s pyramid with Khufu’s pyramid in the background.

Menkaure's pyramid.

Menkaure’s pyramid.

The great sphinx.

The great sphinx.

Saqqara.

the step pyramid of djoser at saqqara.

The step pyramid of djoser at saqqara.

Ancient graffiti.

Ancient graffiti.

Memphis.

Statue of Rameses II in the open air museum. (1)

Statue of Rameses II in the open air museum. (1)

Statue of Rameses II in the open air museum. (2)

Statue of Rameses II in the open air museum. (2)

The alabaster sphinx.

The alabaster sphinx.

Karnak.

Scale model of the Karnak Temple Complex.

Scale model of the Karnak Temple Complex.

Pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall.

Pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall.

Obilisk of Hatshepsut.

Obilisk of Hatshepsut.

Scarab.

Scarab.

A peek inside the second pylon.

A peek inside the second pylon.

Luxor.

Colossi of Memnon (1)

Colossi of Memnon (1)

Colossi of Memnon (2)

Colossi of Memnon (2)

Sculptor.

Sculptor.

Sculptures.

Sculptures.

Some other temples we’ve visited.

Temple of Hatshepsut (1)

Temple of Hatshepsut (1)

Temple of Hatshepsut (2)

Temple of Hatshepsut (2)

Temple dedicated to Sobek and Horus at Kom Ombo (1)

Temple dedicated to Sobek and Horus at Kom Ombo.

Nilometer at Kom Ombo.

Nilometer at Kom Ombo.

Philae Temple (1)

Philae Temple (1)

Philae Temple (2)

Philae Temple (2)

Temple of Horus at Edfu.

Temple of Horus at Edfu.

Statue of Horus at Edfu Temple.

Statue of Horus at Edfu Temple.

Sailing up the Nile from Luxor to Aswan.

Sailing down the Nile (1)

Sailing up the Nile (1)

Sailing up the Nile (2)

Sailing up the Nile (2)

Sailing up the Nile (3)

Sailing up the Nile (3)

Abu Simbel.

Abu Simbel (1)

Temple of Ramesses II

Temple of Nefertari.

Temple of Nefertari.

Both temples together.

Both temples together.

I hope the pictures gave you a good impression of all the beautiful things Egypt has to offer. Our next trip will be a round trip through Israël and Jordan, later this year. Expect many….many pictures of that trip on this blog 😉