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Articles about Egypt
Caesar and Cleopatra in Egypt
Learn about the Roman Emperor Caesar exploring Egypt and the historians interpretation of the relationship with Cleopatra. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Nile River Cruise
The Nile River is the longest river in the world at 6695 kilometres long. Flowing from Uganda, through eleven countries, through to Egypt, it empties into the Mediterranean Sea.
The Dazzling Aten, Egypt
Egypt, the Egyptians, Pyramids, the Nile, Luxor or Alexandria plus much more hold a fascination for the traveller. Beyond the antiquities is the pivotal role in early merchant trade, particularly spice and the links to Venice. Learn more with a small group educational tour with Odyssey Traveller serving senior couples and mature solo travellers. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983.
Article for senior couples and mature solo travellers curious about Egypt, Greek and Roman history. Including the links to Venice and the trade in Spice and grain. Join a small group educational tour to learn and discover more.
The Time to Visit Egypt is Now
The Time to Visit Egypt is Now Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt Egypt, the travel and tourism industry is doing it tough. Not only has inflation bitten hard into the earnings in Egyptian…
10 Unimaginable Destinations: The Definitive Guide
Experience and knowledge shows that they are plenty of places in the world still to be explored by the curious. Our collection of small group tours for seniors as well as mainstream tours to France or Italy can take the traveller as a couple or solo traveller to places of curiosity such as Panama or Iran the list is endless for the curious.
Discover Cairo: The City Victorious and Mother of the World
Article for mature and senior travellers, couples and solo travellers provides expertise about the city of Cairo, the former historic capital of Egypt. Learn about the history and relationship to the pyramids and to Alexandria and more before joining a small group tour to Egypt.
The Pyramids and the Sphinx
Egypt is home to one of the only remaining wonder of the Ancient World: The Great Pyramids of Egypt. The pyramids are monumental tombs for pharaohs from the 4th dynasty and relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era, constructed around 4,500 years ago.
Questions about Egypt for senior travellers.
A small group tour to explore what remains of ancient Egypt. Visit Cairo, Luxor and the valley of the King and Queen plus Alexandria. A tour for senior and mature travellers.
Egyptian linen treasures
Egyptian linen treasures Egypt has long held a place in the imagination of curious travellers. Many of us were introduced to the stories of pyramids, pharaohs and buried treasure as children, and since then, books…
From Cairo to the NAC: Egypt Builds a New Capital City
From Cairo to the NAC: Egypt Builds a New Capital City On July 11, 2018 Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi laid the first stone of what was to become Egypt’s new capital. The city is…
Uncovering Ancient Egypt: What we can learn from Egyptologists
In this article, we will discover some of the pioneers of Egyptology, the great archaeologists, excavators and linguists who have helped us explore, understand and protect Ancient Egypt and its heritage.
Elements of Mosque Architecture
The word "mosque" often brings to mind not this simple prayer space, but the ornately decorated monuments built by powerful Islamic rulers.
Egypt's Philae Temple is one of the most picturesque in the country and the complex is one of the most fascinating ancient sights in the world.
Exploring Ancient Cities
Exploring Ancient Cities What can we learn from exploring the ancient world? What do we take away from the wealth of knowledge uncovered as archaeologists investigate the ruins of past societies, while social scientists speculate…
Discover Egypt with ten great books
Discover Egypt with ten great books Egypt captures the imagination and heart of us all. It is often our introduction to ancient history, and the mysteries of the pyramids and myths of pharaohs remain alive…
Cairo development site reveals ancient statue
History of Egypt revealed in ancient statue found in Cairo In March 2017 Egyptian and German archaeologists in Cairo discovered a large quartzite bust buried 2 m below ground level […]
Small group tours of Egypt
An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983
18 daysNov, Jan
Egypt tour: escorted small group history & cultural tour of Egypt
Our small group program for senior and mature couples and solo travelers takes us to contemporary feats such as the Aswan Dam and also to current crucibles of the Egyptian experience such as Tahrir Square. Proof, were it needed, that Egypt’s role as the pivot of civilisation is far from ended. There is the opportunity to visit our Morocco, Jordan or Iran tours before embarking on this tour of Egypt.
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