The email invitation to go to Egypt for the solar eclipse in August 1999 hit me in the belly like a lightning bolt. It was one of those rare times in my life when I just knew I had to drop everything and, come hell or high water, follow that thread that pulled me forward from the future. I had to trust that I would be supported to go there.
A great video made by my friend Brad Laughlin of Corelight featuring two amazing spiritual teachers, Leslie Temple-Thurston and Andrew Harvey discussing the rare white lions of Timbavati. See my post on the white lions here. Star Beings of Africa, The White Lions of Timbavati from Brad Laughlin on Vimeo.
A candid, informative interview on Oct 15/11 regarding travel to Egypt with my friend Jane Bell. Jane Bell runs Presence of Heart Tours to Egypt. Highly recommended for anyone considering traveling to Egypt.
I've been to Egypt twice. Both times I traveled with groups with a seasoned Egypt tour leader and we never experienced any problems with harassment. I dressed conservatively and enjoyed buying and wearing galabeyas, the long flowing tunic style garment commonly worn by men and women in Egypt. The following is a great article by … Continue reading How to Dress for Egypt Travel? ~ A Woman’s Guide to Visiting Egypt Now ~
Aswan. We left our hotel at 4 a.m. to make our way by bus and boat to the Temple of Philae. The full moon was haloed by a thin cloud cover and a hush came over our group as the boat approached the island. This magnificent temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis has held an … Continue reading Three Temples Along the Nile
Having been fortunate to have traveled to Egypt twice in recent years, I have been riveted by the events unfolding there since Tuesday January 25, 2011. Today's "Day of Rage' has shown that the Egyptian people are no longer afraid. They are protesting a brutal regime and decades of corruption. I support their efforts to … Continue reading Egypt’s Day of Rage
With this powerful Lunar Eclipse/Winter Solstice just hours away, I am remembering another very powerful Lunar Eclipse I experienced a few years ago. Here is the story: A Man by the River We arrived in Egypt on a Lunar Eclipse at the beginning of Ramadan. Touted by the astrologers as the biggest astrological event of … Continue reading Sacred Egypt: Magic and Mystery on the Lunar Eclipse