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I'm baaack

I just lived a childhood dream, and that is to visit Egypt.
The Sphinx of Giza
Right up until my day of departure I couldn’t even believe I was actually going. Life is funny that way sometimes. The longer you’ve anticipated something, the harder it is to absorb that it’s finally a reality.

The long awaited adventure not only met my expectations but exceeded them. Landing in Cairo, a city of 27 million people, is an assault on the senses. I had never been to a city that big and it was full on, all the time. Bustling streets, smoggy air, beeping horns, and street vendors are the city’s life blood. But this was only a small part of the experience.
To say the trip was one of contrasts would describe it best. From lazing on a felucca floating down the Nile, to enjoying drinks at one of the country’s five star hotels, seeing the Pyramids, visiting temples and tombs, riding camels and donkeys, or snorkelling in the Red Sea… each experience brought its own reward.
More than any other trip I was taken in by each and every moment, with few and fleeting thoughts of home. Truly living in the moment.
And now that I’m back, my thoughts are turning to the next adventure. I’ve got some good ideas…now it’s just a matter of choosing. Stay tuned.

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