June 17, 2010

Sinai Sunset

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In Egypt, under Ptolemy II, a road was built linking Marsa Alam and Edfu and is still in use. Tourists wishing to travel on this route used to do that in convoys until the recent past, and probably still do.

Taxis needs to take prior permission from the relevant authorities before transporting tourists.

I travelled on this road from Marsa Alam to Luxor one warm evening last year.

These are some shots of the sunset viewed from the desert road along the Sinai.


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Bonnie Bonsai said...

Beautiful haze with beautiful sunset retreating to its throne of oblivion but only for a moment, then rise again like spectre on the other side of the orb. Fantastic!


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BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Stunning desert photos. The light seems to shimmer.
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Mridula said...

Beautiful sunset pictures Celine. Wants me to pack up and go to Rajasthan at least :D

Anu said...

the car and the sunset make for a great combination.... driving into the sunset???

Ma.links said...

Great shots of a stunning sunset.

Lennie said...

You got some beautiful pictures of the sunset there..!

EG Wow said...

The haze makes these skies incredibly lovely, Celine!

rainboy said...

seriously...If u ever need an assistant , I am always available :D

I am as always so jealous of you hehehe

lovely shots :)

take care

Lakshmi said...

Lovely sunset Celine..just want to get away from it all..

Trotter said...

Hi Celine! You're everywhere... ;) Lovely sunset!!

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Kristin said...

Simply stunning.

AJEYA RAO said...

Nice untouched roads....Looks like they have been there for ages withthout much noticeable changes.

TheKeyBunch said...

Such a lovely sunset!