Composites

Now it might seem silly but I got bored writing about Egypt and I'm sure you were also finding it starting to get boring. Temple after temple, there's only so much hieroglyphics you can look at. Anyway I decided to use some time during the lock-down to just watch some great photography videos and maybe... Continue Reading →

Day 3 – Edfu

An early start this morning, our guide has arranged a carriage ride to the temple at Edfu and there are hundreds of horse and open carriage rigs waiting at the riverside to take tourists to the temple. To get us to the temple The sun is low in the sky still and after a 15... Continue Reading →

Day 2 – Kom Ombo

As Covid 19 (coronavirus) starts to have an impact worldwide I hope you all take sensible precautions to stay safe. I am following UK government guidelines and avoiding social gatherings, but I'm not entirely confining myself to the house. The dogs have to be walked, at least twice a day for a start. We do... Continue Reading →

Day 2 – Aswan

At the end of day 1 you will recall I was in Aswan having spent a hectic morning visiting some of the historical sites nearby. Our guide gave us a choice for an two optional tours on day 2, before setting sail that afternoon. Choice 1 - Up at "dark o'clock" for a three hour... Continue Reading →

Day 1 – Aswan

After spending a day in Cairo I'm up early (02:30) for an early flight to Aswan. The next four days are going to be pretty hectic as there's a lot to see between Aswan and Luxor as we sail the Nile. On arrival at Aswan I'm met by my guide, who'll be with me for... Continue Reading →

I’m In Cairo, Egypt

Arrived late yesterday evening, only got today here before flying to Aswan to join a river cruise up the Nile to Luxor, then back to Cairo for two days before flying home Let me tell you driving in Cairo is not for the faint hearted, so we used taxis to get around today. First on... Continue Reading →

I Give You “Of No Interest”

Sunsets here in North Wales can be quite dramatic, In the Winter time we see the sun set over the mountains in the distance. In summer time the sunset swings round more towards the sea. Last Sunday we had an amazing one, this photograph doesn't do it justice, one of the best I have see... Continue Reading →

It Is I

You start off with the best of intentions to get a blog post out before Christmas and then life seems to get in the way. Somehow or other I've managed to strain my ankle again. So I've not been out much taking photographs and as a knock on effect I now seem to be having... Continue Reading →

Ogwen Valley Trail

Come with me on a bright, sunny, but very cold day for a little walk on a section of the Ogwen Valley Trail. I'm often on the trail further into the Snowdonia National Park, so this area is a first for me. Let me tell you a little bit about the trail first. North Wales... Continue Reading →

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