Tunis

 

Sphinx

     Tourists are typically kept at a distance when viewing the sphinx. I was lucky enough to receive permission to stand between the paws of the sphinx, walk around it, and touch it. I consider this the greatest moment of all my travels.

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Doorway to the Past

     This is another view of the sphinx through a stone doorway.

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Camel Trekking

     A camel rests near one of the great pyramids outside of Cairo. In the distance another camel carries a rider through the desert.

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Egyptian Treasure

     This is a great view of the entire Sphinx. Unfortunately this great sculpture is beginning to show some signs of erosion.

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Ancient Wonders

     This view of the sphinx provides a glimpse at its hind paws as well as one of the great pyramids in the distance.

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Sphinx Profile

     Erosion and vandals have taken their toll on the Sphinx.

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