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The pyramids of Giza

I imagined the pyramids surrounded by desert, but Cairo had inched closer to the ancient structures. In fact, I discovered the city on the pyramids’ doorstep on one side, and desert on the other. Continue reading The pyramids of Giza

Gozo’s Ggantija temple

Way older than the pyramids was Ggantija’s limestone ruins on Gozo, Malta. I had arrived at the site on my first visit only to discover that the ruins were closed on two days of the entire year, and I had arrived on one of them. Continue reading Gozo’s Ggantija temple