And seeing there is nothing to see further than 200 yards, I just captured one of the most annoying habits the male have here in Egypt. Its what my wife calls just making sure its still there,
No matter where they are the have to make sure its still there. this guy is one of the local papyrus, or pretend papyrus touts that the police deem to see fit and let loose amongst the tourists leaving the Luxor Temple .
As I prepared the camera for today's sky watch photos I had a rare view of the Kestrel it seems it is one of this years hatch it flew into the hole where it was hatched long gone are its parents. rather than put these 2 shots on birding in egypt blog i will leave them on here for a few days .the parents are on this link http://birdinginegypt.blogspot.com/2010/02/lanner-falcon.html
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This weather is mentioned on the tablets found in the village of the workers. those who work on the pharaohs tombs rather than trek back from the Valley of the kings over the mountain built a small village on the plateau
above the VOK to stay overnight, during the chamsin weather,( winds) today people use this path for pleasure it takes almost 2 hours to trek from Dier El Medinet to The Wadi Maluk.
Photo taken from my blog http://myegypttours.blogspot.com/
The path splits leading to the Vok and Hapshepsut Temple my site has many photos of both these 18th dynasty places. built for the Pharaos, .
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