A Photo Travelogue from the Great Pyramids of Giza To Abu Simbel of Aswan
by Patrick Chiu Anne Chiu
Through the lens of a camera, this photography travelogue covers the inspiring sights of Egypt, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the magnificent Sphinx, the mysterious Edfu temples of Kom Ombo (temples for the Crocodile and Falcon Gods), and Horus Temple (god of the Living and the Dead), Temple of Hatshepsut (the most successful female pharaoh), the grand temples of Karnak and Luxor, and the monumental Ramses II’s statues of Abu Simbel.
Background information and a brief chronology of the Egyptian history have been added for reference. More than 200 colored photos are included.
The authors are avid travelers and keen photographers. They have traveled to such places as the Silk Road of China, the lands of Egypt, Turkey, Russia and many of the European countries, the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, Morocco etc. They enjoy capturing the local culture and architecture of the places they have traveled to through the lens of a camera and sharing their experiences with the readers. Anne is a jewelry artist and designer. Anne's appreciation of the distinct elegant qualities of pearls, the brilliance of sparkling Swarovski crystals, and the dynamics of the colourful semi-precious stones has led to her creation of the many beautiful and unique designer pieces.
The Joy of Fine Jewellery Published February 20, 2013