Egypt captivates the imagination with its colossal pyramids and mind-bending temples. From Cairo to Aswan, a narrow strip of fertile land tells the story of an impressive civilization, while the warmth and hospitality of modern Egyptians invites you to discover more. Here is a look at some of the amazing treats that await explorers in two dozen pictures.

Sunrise over the pyramids from the rooftop terrace.
Sunrise over the pyramids.
The beautiful river Nile.
The serene river Nile.
Guardian Guest House Cairo
Camels.
Kom Ombo Temple | Penny Caravan
Hieroglyphs.
Going inside a pyramid.
Nightlife on a Nile dinner cruise!
Feeling like Indiana Jones.
Crocodile mummy
Crocodile mummies.
Felucca rides.
Felucca rides.
Shane in the hypostyle hall.
Ancient temples.
Luxor Temple
Colossal pharaohs.
Djoser Pyramid at Dahshur
Colorful characters everywhere wanting their picture taken.
Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo
The mosques.
Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church is nicknamed the Hanging Church because it is suspended over a passage of the Roman era fortress below.
The churches.
Some of the gorgeous buildings we saw while walking to the museum.
The doors.
Another beautiful ceiling.
The ceilings.
Pretty much my dream home! I was ready to move in.
The windows!
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Adorable kids.
Tallest surviving ancient obelisk on earth.
Obelisks.
Nile River Cruise
Cruise ships.
Aswan, Egypt | Penny Caravan
Fancy hotels.
El Fishawy's Coffee Shop
Shopping in the souk.
View from our balcony.
The views along the Nile.
Pyramids of Giza
Feeling on top of the world.

Ready to plan your trip? Start here:
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Traveling as often as possible while also running a vintage shop from our home in Texas. Obsessed with ancient sites, Turkish carpets, and tacos.

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