A Glimpse at Queen Nefertari

Access to Nefertari’s Tomb is highly exclusive and monitored. This secluded spot in the Valley of the Queens is famous for housing the mummy of the first of The Great Royal Wives of Ramses the Great. Click for more

Virtual Valentines With A Female Pharaoh

First female ruler of ancient Egypt to reign as a male, with the full authority of a male, was Hatshepsut. Likened to Cleopatra who would rule 14 centuries later, Hatshepsut was only the 3rd woman to become Pharaoh in over 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. She wanted to be depicted as a male in many sculptures and images and she was most well-known for extending Egyptian trade and ambitious building projects. Happy Valentine’s Day! More on my blog today!

Gazing at Gold Tombs in Egypt

An intimate peek into the Tomb of King Tut, pre-COVID. It’s hand-painted walls of gold include pictures of baboons, deities of the Egyptian Underworld

South African In: Rome

I travelled to Rome 3 years ago and I’ve never forgotten it. From the moment I arrived, I immersed myself totally in the Italian culture (my own heritage!). The capital city of Italy is definitely all it’s cracked up to be – it’s got romance, history, delicious food and interesting people. On one of my beautiful…

Why I love National Geographic.

Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888 I love the National Geographic Channel. I love their magazines. I their Flipboard channel. Where else would you find outstanding photographs like these? So what does “The National Geographic” actually stand for? The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888….