|Satellite view of pyramids in Egypt|
The pyramids are almost beyond description; when we boated up the Nile we passed quarries on its banks, from which huge stone blocks were cut and floated downstream to be used to build the pyramids and monuments of the pharaohs. You can see one of the quarries in our photograph.
|Graffiti in Egypt by Belzoni, the wild Egyptologist|
The breath caught in my throat, making me gasp for oxygen, my heart started hammering, my ears were blocked by a roaring sound, and a full scale panic attack grabbed my by the throat and never let go until we saw light again. Every few steps Loraine would reach behind her to touch my bent head in reassurance.
|Napoleon in Egypt|
|Glenn & Loraine in Egypt|
|The Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt|
|Pharaoh's resting place in the Great Pyramid, Giza|
|Visitors in Victorian times|
|Stone quarry on Nile bank|