Thursday, October 29, 2009
My little caravan
. Its weird seeing oneself on computer
Life is good apart from the fact I have to live in Egypt for my health.(arthritic condition)
In the UK I cant even get up one step. here I live in what Pam calls the Caravan on the 4th floor, my outside roof area is home to sparrows and turtle doves that nest in the straw mating,
And I have a 360 degree view, that takes in the Thebes Mountain Range (Valley of the Kings & Queens) My flat is 200 meters from the Nile River. on this blog all of the Luxor photos are in walking distance of my flat. I go for a walk almost every day sometimes I tend to over do it and this will aggravate my slipped discs. of which I have 3. mainly caused by years of abuse, weight lifting plus the fact I am a retired stone mason builder. Today I am laid up or rather taking it easy I over did it yesterday trying to get a photo of the Kestrel. I ended up in town and decided to do some shopping and walked back to my flat hoping to get another glimpse of the elusive bird. I tend to forget my back and carried more than 10 kilo, ah well" but as you can see from the first photo I have a fantastic view. where I am now sitting blogging. My story is on the
http://tonythevolunteer.blogspot.com/2009/08/kenya_19.html Today I may get to finish the story on the kids at the orphanage on my second visit in 1997. as long as I stop blogging and checking what you guys have been blogging about,
Apart from the fact I more or less have to live here in Egypt and miss my homeland Wales.
I quite enjoy living here so many places to visit and an abundance of Gods creation,
not so fussy on local people who all have a tendency to see me as a walking ATM.
and my vocabulary now mainly includes the word "NO"
You can see my wildlife photos on http://egyptwildlife.blogspot.com/
Panoramic view to the Mountains of Thebes from the front of my Flat.
Thebes is the home for. Our more well known Pharaohs
Looking towards Banana Island & the reed beds
view to Luxor town
Looking from my door out towards the valley of the Kings etc
from my Balcony looking towards the Airport
Its rather a mess out looking out of my balcony door at the chared remains of the new building