Mountains are calling – My journey of Mountains

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Mountains are calling
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Mountains are calling – My journey of Mountains

I was 5 years old when I started to hear about the mountains and I know they are always beautiful. When I was little, the biggest dream of my life was to climb a few mountains of this amazing world. Today I am 21 and I am happy about my in achieving the biggest challenge of my life.

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Mountains | Kasol | Hill Station

‘Mountains are calling’, adventures in the mountains and hiking mountains are the best moments of my life. And these mountains have always inspired us to reach the top to achieve the goal. Each and every mountain is a new challenge.

Mountains are calling
Mountains | Nuwara Eliya | Sri Lanka

I got inspired from many travelers and hikers since childhood and now I learned one thing after so many adventures in the mountains that ‘never ever underestimate the mountains’ because as beautiful they are, so they are dangerous.

Mountains are calling
Rock Climbing | Adventure Junkies | Saint Catherine | Egypt

But for a lifetime adventure, you need to take the risk. Life is not about taking shortcuts so as to hike a mountain you need to be trained and physically fit. Sometimes the mountains can turn out to be brutal and wild, so if you are only ready, then you are going to have an incredible adventure. Take a deep breath before you decide before you are ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

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Journeys to the mountains make me so alive. I feel deeply connected myself with the valleys, midst, and beauty of mountains. Each mountain has its own story and that story is created by us. The experience of reaching the top of the mountain is just out of his world.

Mountains are calling
View from Kali Pahadi Hill | Neemrana | Rajasthan

Every time I watch any traveler doing adventures on the mountain I myself feel very happy because they are trying to achieve their goal. So are you ready for the mountain adventures? Even for the incredible athletes also it is very difficult to hike few mountains.

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Mountains are calling
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The truth is that for mountain memories and adventures you need a long-term commitment and dedication. Some of the climbing routes are not actually the mountaineering climbs, but they are for quality expedition experience. You have to get out of the bed and train yourself hard to be ready and fit for the adventure to come.

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Enthusiast adventures and travelers are always searching the road less traveled in the unknown destination to explore them and find new adventures. There are a few suggestions for a perfect adventure is to carry a thermal jacket, tent, sleeping bag, rain gears, base gathers, shoes, and socks.

Mountains are calling
Mountains are calling

The whole world is stretched out and mountains are actually everywhere, they are calling us for the adventures. I was lucky enough to see the mountains of India, Sri Lanka, and Egypt. And truly saying the mountains were wanderlust. Mountains do adventurers of us all. Mountains are the favorite destination to prove your strength and dedication to travel and adventure.

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Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

The great pyramids and The Great Sphinx both are located in Giza. It is just around 10 miles away from capital city of Egypt, Cairo. And it is set on the bank of the Nile River located in the northern region of Egypt. It is a little off the beaten road which will take you to the magical treasures of the broken and ancient pyramids.| Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx |

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

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Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

Giza plateau is situated in the large lands of sand. Further Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx, there is no easy mode of transportation. And you have to only use the horses or camels to travel in the hot desert summer to explore and discover the Pyramids. Pyramids of Giza is a great majestic piece of architecture which is popular throughout the world.

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

Pyramids of Giza

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
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It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There are actually 9 pyramids in Giza. But you can only visit 3 pyramids as other pyramids are broken and ruined. You can enter one of the pyramids and explore the history behind the creation of this beautiful wonder. As the land of Giza is very hot, hence morning time before 11 AM is the best to visit the pyramids while enjoying and talking to crazy people.

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
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And taking awesome pictures of the pyramids and the Sphinx. You need a good time to explore the pyramids. You can just get one ticket from the main ticket counter. With that ticket, you can visit all the places inside the Giza. Must visit places are the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx. The sunlight here gives everyone a chance to capture amazing pictures posing with the pyramids and kissing the Sphinx.

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The Great Sphinx

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

The statue of the Sphinx is located in the Great Pyramid complex of Giza and the structure of the Sphinx is very giant. It is situated just in the outskirts of the capital of Egypt, Cairo. The best part is kissing the Sphinx and taking awesome pictures is a must do a thing here.

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is an old and ancient creature/masterpiece with the head of a human and a brave body of a lion. This beauty is included in many poems, movies and TV series showcasing its history and secrets.

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

It is also believed that the Sphinx stone sculpture is an immense architecture ever made by a man. This great masterpiece art is considered one of the largest and most popular single stone statues in the world. Also, it became the ancient emblem of Egypt appearing in notes, coins and in many more important things. It is believed that in the history, the Sphinx was colorful and nobody knows who made it. The Sphinx holds the distinction of the largest monolithic statue on the planet.

Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx

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Explore Luxor – A Trip to Egypt

Luxor city is located in central Egypt along with the beautiful bank of the River Nile. Nothing in the world is comparable to the scale and grandeur of the monuments of Egypt. Still, it has survived from Ancient Thebes. Luxor is the best place to explore and discover both the ancient and modern culture of Egypt.

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Explore Luxor – A Trip to Egypt

Luxor’s landscape is just beautiful and serene due to the presence of the amazing Nile river. It offers a unique and amazing travel experience. The Pharaohs built many grand and massive monuments along with vast tombs and burial sites for the queen and royal siblings.

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Temple of Karnak

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Temple of Karnak – Explore Luxor – A Trip to Egypt

Karnak temple is situated just a couple of miles from the heart of the modern city on the East bank of the Nile river which was also known as Thebes in the ancient time. It is the largest temple complex ever built by the man covering around more than 250 acres. This temple is dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun. Mut and Khonsu.

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Explore Luxor – A Trip to Egypt

The largest area of the temple is dedicated to Amun Ra, a male god associated with Thebes, to the South of the central area is dedicated to his wife Goddess Mut and the Northern area is dedicated to Khonsu, the falcon-headed god of war. The destroyed area in the East is dedicated to the Aten, the sun disk.

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Explore Luxor

The Karnak complex is one of the greatest and finest examples of ancient Egyptian design and architecture having a series of decayed temples, chapels, and pylons. Hypostyle hall with 134 enormous pillars covering an area of over 50000 sq. ft. is considered to be one of the world’s greatest architectural achievements.


Luxor Temple

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Luxor Temple

Luxor temple is located on the East bank of the Nile river in Thebes, which is one of the ancient cities of the world built during 1400 BC. It was dedicated to the three Egyptian gods Amun, king of gods, his consort Mut and their sons Khons.

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This temple is one of the best preserved of all the ancient monuments in Egypt. It has a large and massive amount of structure and its ancient carvings are still intact. The construction of the temple was started by the Pharaoh Amenhotep III and was further completed by Tutankhamen. | Explore Luxor – A Trip to Egypt |

Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
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The Luxor temple is constructed on sandstone blocks from Nubia, in south-west Egypt and surrounded by mud-brick walls, it also symbolizes the separation between the world and the sacred realm of gods.

The Annual Opet festival is considered as one of the most religious festivals in ancient Egypt. The temple of Luxor has always been an amazing and sacred site after the construction of Christian Church and monastery and finally the building of Mosque of Abu el-Haggag which is still in use today.


Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon - Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Colossi of Memnon

The colossi of Memnon has two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III on the west bank of Luxor. Due to the earthquake, these statues were known for a bell-like sound. Further, the sound usually happened in the morning due to the rising temperature and humidity.

Colossi of Memnon - Explore Luxor - A Trip to Egypt
Colossi of Memnon

The legs of the king’s statues are carved by the smaller images of his Great Royal wife Queen Tiye and his mother, Queen Mutemiya. When the two statues were carved out, their purpose was to guard the entrance of Amenhotep’s mortuary temple. Though it is damaged by nature and ancient tourists, the statues are still away impressive.


Ramesseum – Ramses II Mortuary Temple

Ramesseum – Ramses II Mortuary Temple
Ramesseum – Ramses II Mortuary Temple

Ramesseum is the enormous and ancient memorial temple of Ramses II. It is near to the site of Seti I’s ruined temple which is again located in the Theban necropolis. This is in the upper part of Egypt across the river Nile with the west bank of the modern and new city of Luxor. The design of Ramses’s mortuary temple follows the new kingdom architecture.

Ramesseum – Ramses II Mortuary Temple
Ramesseum – Ramses II Mortuary Temple

Most of the temples of Ramesseum are damaged. But still, the ruined architecture gives us a brief idea about its massive buildings and statues. There are a lot of storage rooms in the temple. And they were built using mud bricks to store the seeds, clothes, leathers, oil jars and wines around the temple. This place also inspired Shelley’s famous poem “Ozymandias” the classical name for Ramses.


Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum is an archaeological museum located on the Luxor chronicle between Karnak temple and Luxor temple. It is smaller than the big Egyptian museum in Cairo. It is now offering ancient art and artifacts to display wonderfully. And all the details are documented in Arabic and English.

Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum

The museum also displays the really exquisite and antique statues buried in Luxor temple. It also has the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamen and mainly the mummies of two Pharaohs. Pottery, jewelry, furniture, and statues displayed in the museum was created by the Brooklyn Museum of New York. The museum also exhibits the wonderful daily life of ancient Egyptians.

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Explore Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

Aswan is the ancient gateway to the sunniest city of Egypt in the south. It is the south border of Egypt’s Sudan and it is mainly in the east bank of Nile. It is always very relaxing and chill when sitting and enjoying the beautiful Nile with some good music and local food. Most of the people visit Aswan to enjoy the freshly caught fish in the amazing floating restaurants near the Nile river with Nubian music. | Explore Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises |

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

It is a beautiful island flowing by the Nile with desert and granite rocks covered with palm groves and tropical plants. Every night in the cultural center of Aswan, local Nubian dancers and singers perform very beautifully. Aswan is also called the Houses of the Egyptian Army. It is also known as the gateway to Abu Simbel. It is also called to be the starting as well as the ending point of Nile cruise.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
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Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
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Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

Abu Simbel

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel has situated 300 km to the south of Aswan in a desert area. The temples at Abu Simbel were built to commemorate to the reign of Ramses – II. The structure of the temples is made with massive stone statues. Ramses is covered on the rocks depicting his victory in the great Battle of Kadesh.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

The twin temples preserved paintings, statues, chambers. The bigger temple was dedicated to King Ramses II and the smaller one was made for his wife Queen Nefertari. Interestingly, it is not the same place where both the temples were built, it was moved to this place due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam.

Aswan High Dam

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan High Dam

It is the high dam on the Nile river in the city of Aswan. It is the modern example of construction on a monumental scale in Egypt. There is a small pavilion site to display the dam.

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This dam gives hydroelectricity, water for irrigation and control of flood which is very beneficial for the Egyptian people. It provides water for irrigation all over Cairo. Due to its construction, a great lake was formed called Nasser Lake, one of the world’s largest reservoirs the having an immense fish population.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

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Temple of Kalabsha

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Temple of Kalabsha

The temple of Kalabsha, The Nubian temple is situated 56 km of the south of Aswan and now moved to an island called new Kalabsha earlier known as Talmis near the western end of the Aswan High Dam. It was dedicated to God Mandulis, a lower Nubian sun God.

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It was built by King Tholmosis and Amenhotep II during the 18th dynasty. The structure dates to the Roman period. It is one of the largest standing Nubian temples. Previously this area was under the military control but in early 90’s, tourists were allowed to access and explore the temple.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

Nubian Museum

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Nubian Museum – Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

Nubian Museum is also famous as the history of ‘LAND OF GOLD’ It showcases the history, art, and culture of the Nubia. It was designed by the late Egyptian architect Mahmoud Al-Hakim. Nubian Museum was created to preserve the story of the ancient society. Mostly it reflects the traditional character of Nubian Architecture.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Nubian Museum – Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

There are many beautiful gardens with waterfalls and lush greenery. It’s an amazing place to sit and enjoy the beauty of Egypt. You can also enjoy the local and International music and dance performances at the Amphitheater in the Nubian Museum.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

It is one and only unique open museum which won Aga Khan award for its unique architecture in 2001. The travelers and explorers do catch the glimpse of the essence, nature, and culture of Nuba. And this land was abounding in monumental treasures. Finally, UNESCO also took an initiative to save the monuments of Nubia which is threatened due to the Aswan High Dam.

The Temple of Philae

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

The temple of Philae is dedicated to Isis, the goddess of magic. The temple of Philae is in the middle of the Nile and this huge Egyptian temple is set up high in water and reeds surrounding it. It was built in the 1960’s and it is almost surrounded by Rural countryside.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

It has enormous walls with huge carvings of Egyptian kings and gods. The carving of the hieroglyphics is very beautiful. Further, you can also see Hathor, the goddess of beauty who has the head of a cow everywhere in the temple. Around every corner of the temple, you can enjoy the most beautiful views over the Nile.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

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Felucca on Nile River

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

A Nile Felucca cruise is a traditional way of exploring the beauty of Egypt and enjoying the journey through the ancient land of Egyptian Pharaohs. The basic structure of the Felucca has not really changed since the ancient Egyptian time. A Felucca is an open decked boat with canvas shelters to block the hot desert sun, cushions and pillows for the comfort of the travelers.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

Camping on the banks of the Nile enjoying the natural beauty is a must do the activity. And also try to get your own sleeping bag for relaxing and comfortable sleeping because at times it gets very cold during nights and carries sufficient food and water to not feel hungry and enjoy the beauty of Nile river under the amazing sky with shining stars.

Aswan, Egypt - A City Full of Surprises!
Aswan, Egypt – A City Full of Surprises!

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