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 Should Have Got There Early

Spur of the moment decision but I decided to head to Bodnant Gardens this morning before the flowers in the Laburnum Arch decay. By the time I walked the dogs it was 10am before I set off. Bodnant opens at 9am. It's only a short drive away but by the time I got there I... Continue Reading →

Miyajima Island

This is going to be a long one, so get a drink, sit down and have a look at the photographs from Miyajima Island. This is only a selection, I spent all day on the island and although I visited the most important temples and shrines, I know I missed some. There was so much... Continue Reading →

Gingaku-ji

It’s three weeks since I got back from Japan and only now am I getting around to really look at the photographs I have taken there. Since I got back we’ve been working on completely renovating and landscaping the back garden to make it more maintenance friendly. This has meant, clearing borders, laying weed matting... Continue Reading →

It’s A Compromise

Well further to my last article about trying to replace Windows Live Writer with Word 2016 as my blogging editor I have come to the conclusion that I'm going to have to compromise. Despite Word being a great editor, for some reason Microsoft decided to remove Flickr as service in the 2016 version. Therefore, although... Continue Reading →

5kg Weight Limit…Are You Serious

You might have noticed that it’s been very quiet on Say It With A Camera, these past few weeks. There again you might not. I’m taking an early vacation, so I’ve been busily preparing everything for a journey to hotter climes. Of course I didn’t arrange this little trip, I left that to my travel... Continue Reading →

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