What’s it like to fly Emirates Airlines in economy between Seattle and Africa, with a layover at the Dubai International Airport Hotel, Terminal 3?
Traditional wooden sailboats dating back to the days of the pharaohs, Egyptian feluccas aren’t comfy for multi-day cruises along the Nile. But they’re a must for a half-day sail in Aswan!
Cruise the Nile, and you see ancient Egyptian temples (sacred sites of worship, learning, healing and love) rising up in the desert, honoring the gods.
Gazing up at the jaw-dropping monuments in ancient Petra – your feet sinking into soft red sand – you’ll be amazed by the genius of its Nabatean builders. They chiseled a whole city of tombs and houses out of pink rock.
Cleopatra loved to bathe in a stone swimming pool outside the Temple of Hathor in Denderah, Egypt, dedicated to the goddess of love and joy.
Jordan’s attractions include Wadi Rum (Lawrence of Arabia’s desert), Dead Sea (fancy slathering black mud over your body?) and the ancient city of Petra.