About the Book
This book documents a six week overland journey from Istanbul along the Mediterranean coast, inland to Cappadocia and the Taurus Mountains of Turkey. Through Syria visiting among other places Aleppo, Palmyra, Crusader Castles, and Damascus. Into Jordan where the highlights included Amman, Jerash, the Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, and Aqaba. Ending in Egypt, travelling through the Sinai to Giza, up the Nile valley to Aswan and Abu Simbel and back down to Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Saqqara and Cairo.
I am a Traveler. I want to experience all that I can of the past and present cultures and biosystems that this world has to offer. With my Partner, Mark, we have written ten books: India 2008 - Adventures in Rajasthan , Vienna to Amsterdam, East African Odyssey, Mayan Adventure, Istanbul to Cairo, A Journey Through Remotest Myanmar, Equador and the Galapagos, Amazing Amazon, Cambodia,Vietnam and Malaysia, and our newest book, Cruising the Eastern Mediterranean. We have traveled 89 countries so far and have a long life list to complete.