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Flew to the Mediterranean
... the aim, to travel from Egypt
around the Mediterranean
... travelled to/through; Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Luxor, Hurghada, Suez, Sharm al-Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweibaa (Egypt
), Aqaba, Petra, Amman, Jerash (Jordan
), Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa (Israel
), Damascus, Palmyra, Tartus, Homs, Hamah, Aleppo (Syria
), Antioch, Adana, Kas, Nevsehir, Göreme, Pamukkale, Selçuk, Kuşadası, Çanakkale, Istanbul (Turkey
), Thessaloníki, Athens (Greece
), Brindisi, Naples, Rome, Florence, Milan (Italy
), Amsterdam (Netherlands
), Paris (France
), Barcelona, Alicante, Granada, Córdoba, Algeciras, Sevilla (Spain
) Faro, Lagos, Monchique, Evora, Lisbon, Sintra (Portugal
) Madrid (Spain
) and back home via Bangkok, Ko Phangan (Thailand
)... (I was unable to visit Lebanon, Crete
). In the Desert Taking a break in the desert, on the journey hitching between Aswan and Abu Simbel, Egypt.
On Da Nile
Felucca's take a lazy 3 days to sail from Aswan to Luxor, Egypt.
On the Beach
The laid-back Bedouin fishing village, Dahab, Egypt.
Hunter or Hunted?
Hunting Falcons on the ferry journey between Nuweibaa, Egypt and Aqaba, Jordan.
El Deir or 'The Monastery' in the ancient hidden trading town, Petra, Jordan.
On the Streets
Walking the ancient streets in the historical roman ruins, Jerash, Jordan.
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The bus that took me, music blaring, through the desert and multiple check-points to Palmyra, Damascus, Hauran, Syria.
The ancient 3000 year old Assyrian site, Palmyra, Syrian Desert, Syria.
Norias of Hamah
One of the 17 remaining Norias or waterwheels that traditionally channeled water for agricultural proposes, Hamah, Orontes Valley, Syria.
Winter Fairy Land
Fairy Mountains, Goreme National Park, Cappadocia, Central Anatolia, Turkey.
A champion camel wearing the winner's carpet after a successful 'camel wrestling' tournament, Selcuk, Aegean Turkey, Turkey.
ANZAC Cove is the infamous site of the battle between the Turkish and Allied troops in 1915 and one which is commemorated yearly, near Canakkale, Marmara, Turkey.
Rising from the upmarket suburb of Kolonaki is the spectacular Lykavittos Hill, Athens, Greece.
Ruins of the Flavian Amphitheatre aka The Colosseum, Rome, Italy.
On the Canal
One of the many canals in the unique canal-belt, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The magnificent Gothic architecture of Notre Dame, Paris, France.
The multi-cultural streets, from the amazing Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.
On top of 'The Rock', in the British territory, ceded in the 16th century, Gibraltar.
Fishing the 100m cliffs at Portugal's western-most point, near Lagos, Portugal.
The gruesome Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) in the Igreja de Sao Francisco, Evora, Portugal.
Avenida da Liberdade
View of one of the main historical boulevard's, Lisbon, Portugal.
Just out of Lisbon you find the fairy-tale village, forests and castles, Sintra, Portugal.
On the Beach
On the tropical 'Ban Tai' coastline, Ko Phangan, Thailand.