Egypt Pictures

Here're a few pics of the trip to Egypt with Dad.  

  Statue at Karnak, Luxor.

Statue at Karnak, Luxor.

  Carving with ORIGINAL paint at some unpopular temple next to Abydos, about 3hrs from Luxor.

Carving with ORIGINAL paint at some unpopular temple next to Abydos, about 3hrs from Luxor.

  If I remember right, this is the mummy of one of the many guys named Imhotep.  At Saqqara, about 40mins south of Cairo.

If I remember right, this is the mummy of one of the many guys named Imhotep.  At Saqqara, about 40mins south of Cairo.

  ...And these are his feet and 9 remaining toes.  (Again at Saqqara, about 40mins south of Cairo).

...And these are his feet and 9 remaining toes.  (Again at Saqqara, about 40mins south of Cairo).

  Staircase to the burial chamber inside one of the pyramids at Dashour, about an hour south of Cairo.

Staircase to the burial chamber inside one of the pyramids at Dashour, about an hour south of Cairo.

  The Great Pyramid at Giza (Khufu or Keops).  

The Great Pyramid at Giza (Khufu or Keops).  

  Camel inspecting the lens at Giza.

Camel inspecting the lens at Giza.

  Riding around the pyramids at Giza.

Riding around the pyramids at Giza.

  Camel smiling at Giza.

Camel smiling at Giza.

  Dad trying some bedouin-style shisha on the drive to Siwa.  Clarifying for the shisha virgins -- it's just tobacco.

Dad trying some bedouin-style shisha on the drive to Siwa.  Clarifying for the shisha virgins -- it's just tobacco.

  Morning horseback-riding at Siwa, about 40k from the Libyan border.

Morning horseback-riding at Siwa, about 40k from the Libyan border.

  Old Shali, melted village at Siwa.  Basically the vllage survived for thousands of years until one day it rained and the water-soluble building materials didn't do too well.

Old Shali, melted village at Siwa.  Basically the vllage survived for thousands of years until one day it rained and the water-soluble building materials didn't do too well.

  Raising the mast on the felucca (a kind of sailboat) on the Nile.

Raising the mast on the felucca (a kind of sailboat) on the Nile.

  Sunset over the mausoleum of Aga Khan at Aswan.  (Viewed from the boat.)

Sunset over the mausoleum of Aga Khan at Aswan.  (Viewed from the boat.)

  Luxor Temple, Luxor.

Luxor Temple, Luxor.