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MOn. Oct. 23, 2023 – Dinner on shore

We stopped for dinner last night on shore. The long table was set for thirteen, as usual. Our lucky number. It was a fine affair and the food was wonderful as usual. We haven’t...

Oct.22, 2023 – The Ruins of Eddy

This temple was just up the river from where we docked last night. It is very well preserved as it was under forty feet of mud, sand and a village for hundreds or thousands...

Oct.22,2023 – The Egyptian Sailing Code

Our very large room is on the water line. The second deck is our dinning room. Above my veranda a sailor is manning the tiller. I can hear him walking above me. I can...

Oct.22, 2023- Sailing south up The Nile

We are being towed up river toward The Aswan Dam by tugboat at the moment. We just passed a steel plant with its bellowing black smoke. Apparently we have reached civilization once more. It...

Nov.10, 2023 -Nick Ronald at Secret Influence TV from London.

Don’t miss my interview on Nick Ronald’s program at Secret Influence TV from London. He interviews writers and helps to promote them with his show. I did a fun interview with him a while...

Oct.21, 2023 – Leaving Luxor

We left Luxor today at a civilized time of ten. We went to see the Esna Temple, an important stop on the camel caravan route. It is 49 feet below the level of the...

Oct.20, 2023 – Valley of The Kings

We sailed across the Nile today to the Valley of the Kings. The river was wide and calm. It is a deep green color as we glide across it. No commercial shipping or fishing...

Oct.19, 2023 – Karnak and Luxor

We left Cairo at 5:30 this morning for Luxor by plane. The flight was fine and we were soon walking the ruins of Karnak. It is a giant complex filled with colossal columns and...

Oct. 16, 2023 – Arrival in Cairo -Oct. 17 – The Pyramids

We arrived in Cairo, Egypt today. Cairo is a boy’s name. It means “the Vanquisher,” “the Conqueror,” or “victorious.” This is in reference to Mars, the vanquisher planet, which was reportedly rising over the...

Sunday, Oct. 15 – Petra, Jordan

We arrived in Petra today and checked into our hotel. It is very modern and up to date. In other words, we can’t work anything. The man who built this hotel started with nothing...