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Ras Mohamed National Park

Ras Mohamed National Park

Located in the Gulf of Aqaba in Egypt, the Ras Mohamed National Park is one of the few parks around to still protect and preserve marine habitats and life. It’s filled with lush habitats and wildlife along with hundred of different species that are both thriving and on the verge of extinction. Backed by the EEAA or the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, the Ras Mohamed National Park helps to secure not only rich environments for these species to thrive, but reproduce and live healthy life’s.

Habitats of salt marshes, inter-tidal flats, coral reefs, mangrove communities and desert habitats marine and terrestrial wild life are given the best care an animal can have. Many small secrets lay hidden in Ras Mohamed, just one being the wondrous amounts of marine and coral life. Read the full story

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The Valley Of The Kings

The Valley Of The Kings

The valley of the kings exists in Egypt as one, if not the largest, burial places of Egyptian royalty and nobility. It lasted for about 500 years, when every king was buried within the Theban Necropolis at the site. It stands opposite of Luxor, on the banks of the Nile in what used to be ancient Thebes. The site complex itself is continuously being excavated, and at last total the area encased a sum total of 63 tombs, with sizes ranging from a small, few feet in diameter pit area, to massive complexes by themselves containing hundreds of rooms. It is to be expected, in some way though, having been the burial spot of the nobility of the New Kingdom. Opulence is still shown in the tombs, though the majority of them have been robbed and pillaged. Read the full story

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The Suez Canal

The Suez canal is a canal in the north connecting Port Said, and Suez, allowing travel and water passage between Europe and Asia. This avoids having to go all the way around Africa, thereby saving months of travel and expenses. Its around 120 miles long, yet at its deepest it is only 60 feet. The operation is under the control entirely of the Egyptian canal authority. The passing through here has proven useful and beneficial, connecting the Mediterranean sea to the Red sea and its northern connection at Suez. Read the full story

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