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Giza Sound and Light Show

You sit in front of the Sphinx on padded chairs with the three pyramids in the background. Then the music starts and the narrator tells the story of Egypt from as the Sphinx saw it from the dawn of civilization to modern time.  It's a great spectacle with lasers, spots, and cinematic scores reminiscent of…
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The Tear in Hathor’s Eye

Across the Nile from Karnak are the Valley of the Kings and mortuary temples.  This is where we visited Hatschepsut's temples at Deir El-Bahari.  Hatschepsut died relatively young after a 20-year reign.  From her temple you can see Karnak Temple in the distance, but strangely you cannot see Karnak temple when you stand directly in the…
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