• 1 Exploring Egypt from the Nile
    The pyramids of Giza, the temple complex of Karnak, the two massive rock temples of Abu Simbel... there are few scenarios as awe-inspiring as those seen from aboard a boat on the Nile. Whether it's a modern...

  • 2 The might and mystery of ancient Egypt
    The pharaohs were determined to achieve immortality, and, given that they still attract so much attention and can fascinate us so many centuries later, in at least one way, they have managed to do just...

  • 3 On top of the world
      At the top of the Eiffel Tower Who could have predicted that the controversial hulk, designed for the 1889 World Fair, would eventually become the symbol not just of Paris, but of the whole of France?...

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