Footstep in the sands of Wadi Rum, Jordan, 2008

Egypt, April 2007

A few highlights from Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.


The Mena House Hotel –
in the shadow of The Great Pyramid

Doorway and interiorĀ of the Hanging Church

Mohammad Ali Mosque

Inside the main dome of the Mohammad Ali Mosque

Pyramids of Giza

The Sound and Light Show…

…with lasers

The Sphinx lit up at night

Pyramid of Khafre

My signature shot

Khafre and the Sphinx


The Step Pyramid of Djoser

Cruising the Nile


Temple of Hatshepsut

The Colossi of Memnon


The Karnak complex, including the Sacred Lake

Columns in the Hypostyle Hall

Early Pharaonic missile programme

Temple of Luxor


Relief of Hathor

Granite statue of falcon god Horus
(and Kate)

Kom Ombo

The symmetrical temple of Kom Ombo,
dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris
and the crocodile god Sobek

Relief of the crocodile god Sobek

A mummified crocodile from the nearby
crocodile necropolis


The High Dam

Temple of Kalabsha

Abu Simbel

From the air

Ramses II trying to impress the neighbours

Temple of Hathor,
built by Ramses II for his favourite wife, Nefertari

Farewell, Egypt