Jetsetting

Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt- "I now see why the Egyptians worshiped the sun!" That was a powerful 'in the moment' comment that I overheard an Egyptian-American doctor say while a small group of us watched the sunset on Fatnas Island, aka 'Fantasy Island'. I held on to that idea of the ancient Egyptians worshiping… Continue reading Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

When I traveled to Siwa Oasis in October of 2019, I was traveling alone, an American female in her late 40s. I received a lot of different feedback when people saw video clips of me lost and trying to locate my hotel in a remote desert town, thirty miles from the Libyan border. The majority… Continue reading Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

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Mountain of the Dead | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

After making the extensive journey into Siwa Oasis and eating breakfast at my hotel, I hopped inside this tumnayah for a ride. I took a very bumpy and exciting ride with my local guide around Siwa Oasis. Our first stop was Gebel Al-Mawta or The Mountain of the Dead, which is one of the city's… Continue reading Mountain of the Dead | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Food Journals

What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

Siwa Oasis is one of Egypt's most isolated communities that is deep within the Western desert and approximately 30 miles from the Libyan border. This small community of 33,000 citizens has their own language called Siwi, own customs and significant dishes to their region. With that said, while I was in Siwa Oasis, I enjoyed… Continue reading What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

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Temple of the Oracle – Alexander the Great | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

When our tiny tumnayah pulled up to the Temple of the Oracle, I felt the traveler's euphoria come over me that many of you understand. It is that feeling of triumph and exhilaration when you arrive to a significant destination that is remote, off the beaten track and that is only frequented by those with… Continue reading Temple of the Oracle – Alexander the Great | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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The Salt Pools of Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Siwa Oasis on the western border of Egypt is one of the country's most isolated settlements, with a population of over 30,000 people. It was not an easy town to get to and when I return, I will do it in a more comfortable manner. It is a very remote oasis about thirty miles from… Continue reading The Salt Pools of Siwa Oasis, Egypt