Tourist visitors to Egypt may be seeking a relaxing holiday in a warm climate, or perhaps a chance to see the Nile, its wildlife and the romantic desert landscapes close by. But many will be also be fascinated by the appeal of ancient Egypt, one of out planet’s earliest civilizations, and the story of its growth into a mighty nation under the leadership of pharaohs such as Cleopatra VII, Nefertiti and the boy king Tutankhamun.
Evidence of ancient Egypt can still be seen everywhere. And all visitors will want to see the temples and pyramids, gaze upon the great Nile river, and soak up the atmosphere of the land where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra VII fell in love. [Read more…]