We Four in Egypt

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Pharoah’s Island

Here’s part 2 of our Eid vacation, from two weeks ago.

pharoah's island

On Sunday, we took an early afternoon trip to Pharaoh’s Island, comprised almost entirely of a large castle built amongst and over the rocks. The castle has been used by the Crusaders, Salah al Din, Israelis, and Egyptians. Among others, I suppose.

pharoah's island

The day was really hot, and we did a lot of sitting around and waiting. Waiting for the rest of the group to arrive. Waiting for the ferry to come back from the island. Waiting for the rest of the group to arrive again.

castle at pharoah's island

Despite all the non-activity of it all, we had a neat time. The castle, though re-built (obviously) since the time of the Crusaders, was pretty cool. And the boys enjoyed it too.

mr. four, bug, and giggle at pharoah's island

We climbed around a lot of steps.

pharoah's island

pharoah's island

And definitely got that old castle feel.

pharoah's island

Check out more photos at my Flickr site.

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25 October 2007 - Posted by | holidays, tourism

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