Egypt

IMG 2072  Mena House hotel with the Great Pyramid in the background. IMG 2075  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2081  L-R Rosie Tripp, Jim Shaffnar, Don Tripp, Gloria Tacker and Bob Tacker. IMG 2086  Rosie Tripp, Marie Garcia Shaffner and Gloria Tacker
IMG 2091  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2093  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2082  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. Our group. IMG 2111  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt.
IMG 2118  Jim and Marie Shaffner near the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2122  The Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2126  Bob and Don IMG 2127  Jim Shaffner near the Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt.
IMG 2132  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the Pyramids on a Camel ride. IMG 2134  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the Pyramids on a Camel ride. IMG 2137  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the Pyramids on a Camel ride. IMG 2147  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the Pyramids on a Camel ride.
IMG 2148  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the Pyramids on a Camel ride. IMG 2158  Bob Tacker dismounting after a Camel ride. IMG 2174  Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt. IMG 2178  Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt.
IMG 2179  Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt. IMG 2180  Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt. IMG 2184  Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt. IMG 2185  Rosie, Marie, Gloria near the Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt.
IMG 2187  Jim, Don, Bob near the Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Eqypt. IMG 2190  The Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2198  Colossal Statue of Rameses II  housed in the Memphis museum near Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2207  Bob, Don and Jim
IMG 2216  One of the always watching police, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2224  One of the always watching police near Cairo, Egypt. IMG 2237  Bob Tacker and his friends at the Step Pyramids of King Zoser near Saqqara, Egypt. IMG 2312  Queen Hatshepsut Obelisk, Temple of Karnak Luxor, Eqypt.
IMG 2323  Queen Hatshepsut Obelisk, Temple of Karnak Luxor, Eqypt. IMG 2347  Jim and Marie Shaffner at the Temple of Karnak Luxor, Eqypt. IMG 2367  The Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Eqypt. IMG 2390  Hotel La Moudira near Luxor, Egypt.
IMG 2401  The always watching police Luxor, Egypt. IMG 2405  Harvesting sugar cane and hauled from feilds by train, Luxor, Egypt. IMG 2406  Harvested sugar cane. Luxor, Egypt. IMG 2442  Stone wall relief in the temple of Seti I, Abydos, Egypt.
IMG 2536  Temple of Seti I, Abydos, Egypt. IMG 2545  Temple of Seti I, Abydos, Egypt. IMG 2570  The always watching police, Abydos, Egypt. IMG 2571  Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt.
IMG 2592  Jim and Marie Shaffner at the Hatshepsut's Temple,  Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. IMG 2595  The Hatshepsut's Temple,  Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. IMG 2618  Don at the Hatshepsut's Temple,  Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. IMG 2622  Marie Shaffner at the Hatshepsut's Temple,  Deir el-Bahri, Egypt.
IMG 2635  The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor. IMG 2684  Galabaya sellers tossing Galabaya's to tourists for examining before purchasing. IMG 2696  Galabaya sellers tossing Galabaya's to tourists for examining before purchasing. IMG 2698  Galabaya sellers tossing Galabaya's to tourists for examining before purchasing.
IMG 2703  Galabaya sellers tossing Galabaya's to tourists for examining before purchasing. IMG 2716  Boats docked and getting ready to take tourists up the Nile River on a several day cruise. IMG 2733  Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt IMG 2869  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile
IMG 2890 IMG 2901 IMG 2943  Our group dressed for a party on the ship. L-R Don, Rosie, Gloria, Jim, Marie, Bob. IMG 2944  Don, Jim and Bob dressed for the evening.
IMG 2958  The island of Philae with many temples including the temple of Isis. The island is in the middle of Lake Nasser. IMG 2960  The island of Philae with many temples including the temple of Isis. The island is in the middle of Lake Nasser. IMG 2987  A view of Lake Nasser from the the island of Philae. IMG 2992  The island of Philae with many temples including the temple of Isis. The island is in the middle of Lake Nasser.
IMG 2994  The island of Philae with many temples including the temple of Isis. The island is in the middle of Lake Nasser. IMG 3009  Rosie Tripp, Jim Shaffner, Marie Garcia Shaffner IMG 3022  Don Tripp, Bob tacker, Jim Shaffner IMG 3026  Gloria Tacker, Marie Garcia Shaffner, Rosie Tripp
IMG 3028  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3029  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3031  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile. IMG 3037  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile.
IMG 3038  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile. IMG 3039  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3040  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3052  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile
IMG 3054  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3055  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3056  Sailboats called Felucca's sailing up the Nile IMG 3061
IMG 3078  Gloria and Rosie enjoying a noon meal at the Abu Simbel hotel on Lake Nasser. IMG 3083  Marie Garcia Shaffner on Lake Nasser near the Abu Simbel hotel. IMG 3084  A view of Lake Nasser from the Abu Simbel hotel. IMG 3112  Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt
IMG 3116  Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt. IMG 3109  Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3114  View of Lake Nasser from the Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3143  Queen Nefertari's Temple built by Ramses II to honour his favorite wife, Nefertari  at Abu Simbel, Egypt
IMG 3151  Marie and Gloria exiting Queen Nefertari's Temple at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3160  Queen Nefertari's Temple built by Ramses II to honour his favorite wife, Nefertari. Jim, Bob and Don  at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3172  These guys are on a mission in front ofQueen Nefertari's Temple, at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3175  Jim and Don discuss construction techniques at Queen Nefertari's Temple,  at Abu Simbel, Egypt
IMG 3208  Night shot of Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3211  Night shot of Temple of Ramessess II at Abu Simbel, Egypt IMG 3411  A hooded crow raiding a plate at the Marriot Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3423  St.Sergius Church where the Holy Family stayed escaping the Romans, Cairo, Egypt.
IMG 3424  Exiting the basement of the St.Sergius Church where the Holy Family stayed escaping the Romans, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3436  The ever watchful police, Cairo, Egypt IMG 3374  Spices, Khan-el-Khalili bazaar, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3387  Khan-el-Khalili bazaar, Cairo
IMG 3437  Young girl collecting the daily ration of bread, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3441  Young girl collecting the daily ration of bread, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3448  Marriott Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. IMG 3451
IMG 3454  The ever watchful police, Cairo Egypt.