Three Temples Along the Nile

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

Egypt’s Day of Rage

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

Sacred Egypt: Magic and Mystery on the Lunar Eclipse

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