Egypt Stories

Teach Through Educational Travel: Abu Simbel, Egypt

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Some of the most iconic symbols of ancient Egypt are the pyramids, the Avenue of the Sphinxes at Luxor, King Tutankhamen, and the two temples at Abu Simbel. The two temples are the larger Temple of Ramesses II and the smaller Temple of Nefertari, carved…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Sphinxes in Luxor, Egypt

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Located in Upper Egypt (which really means south of Cairo), Luxor is a city rich in history. It used to be called Thebes, in ancient times (and the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom). Now, Luxor is visited by many archaeologists and thousands of…

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Arab Spring

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The revolution that unseated Hosni Mubarak in Egypt and became known as the Arab Spring throughout the Middle East disturbed several university trips operated through WorldStrides. Thanks to our worldwide network, the WorldStrides Capstone team was able to reroute individual students and full programs to…

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