Mark recounts some unexpected discoveries he made while visiting Egypt.
Once I arrived in Luxor and joined the organized tour, I was insulated from most of the shenanigans and tourist shams (though one might argue I paid into the biggest of them all — a prepackaged Nile cruise). I ended up having a great time on the cruise. My room was very nice, there was […]
The ancient tombs and temples of Egypt beg the photographer to play with perspectives.
The morning of September 11, 2001 is well-ingrained in my memory. Within a few days of the attack, I called Adventure Center and verified my October trip was still scheduled, which meant I had to decide whether or not to head for The Middle East. My parent’s definitely did not want me to go. My […]
After I had enough money for the initial deposit, I called Adventure Center back. I spoke to the same woman as before, Maz. Since my trip is one of the least expensive, the $300 deposit was more than 3/4 of the total cost. I planned on paying the remaining $90 in another few weeks. I printed out copies of […]