Nov 27 2010


… then we returned to Cairo for flight home.

Karnak Temple, May 4, 1984
I don’t remember where we saw the light show, at Aswan or Luxor. It was at night, off to an island.

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Nov 27 2010


Leaving Cairo, we came to Aswan. Then we spent a couple of days in Luxor.


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Apr 29 1984

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The Great Pyramid of Giza, April 30, 1984.

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I wanted to go to Istanbul but all the tours had sold out. The travel agent suggested Egypt tour. The only condition was that I had to fly in the night before. kidnapped in Cairo …

The tour included Luxor and Aswan. View more pictures here.

Apr 29 1984

Cairo, II

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo was founded in 969 by Fatimid Caliphate. We visited the Khan el-Khalili bazaars on Sunday, April 29, 1984 and Pyramid the following Monday. 

Afterward, we left for Aswan on 1st of May.  

Mohamed Ali Moschee / Mosque of Muhammad Ali on Monday, 4.29


4.29: a bridge in central Cairo, and Rover Nile Cairo Tower behind my little head

Tuesday 4.30, Die Memnon-Kolosse / Colossi of Memnon; Menphis Alabaster-Sphinx / Sphinx of Memphis

4.30 Pyramid in Gizeh

Apr 28 1984


Initially, I wanted to go to Istanbul but the tours were fully booked. The agent, then suggested to Egypt, but I needed to fly out there the night before, due to no seat on the same flight; on the return flight, however they would have a space for me with the group.

I went for a week, April 28 – May 5 in 1984; flew between three cities: Cairo, Aswan and Luxor. Almost being kidnapped in Cairo.