High above the Valley of the Kings

As ever, the picture is better if you click on the cog and choose 720HD. This is a somewhat belated video from my Egyptian Nile cruise holiday last autumn. I previously blogged about the Abu Simbel trip, a horse-drawn carriage trip through Edfu and English-Patient-like views from the air. The hot-air balloon high above the Valley of…

Come ride with me

I went for a bike ride yesterday afternoon as it was such a beautiful (though very cold!) day. The camera, attached to my coat, really wasn’t facing where it should have been which resulted in rather dull footage. To try and salvage something usable, I’ve subsequently messed around while editing it (sped the video up, washed…

Ride like an Egyptian

Not the most scintillating video I have ever posted. However, it does show a snapshot of daily street life in Egypt. This taken in the town of Edfu (which has a large and truly awe-inspiring 2,200 year old temple – dedicated to the falcon god, Horus – which I will blog about another time). We…