Calling all explorers!
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Being the most famous and most-populated city in the country, there’s plenty to see here. Keep an eye out for architecturally intricate mosques and beautiful parks.
More Info: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/egypt/cairo
2. Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza
Iconic structures of Ancient Egypt, these are really neat to see from above, including the tourists!
More Info: http://www.ask-aladdin.com/pyramid.htm
3. Colossi of Memnon
Even if you don’t recognize these stone giants by name, you’ve probably seen them before, sitting together, gazing over the Nile at Luxor.
More info: http://www.sacred-destinations.com/egypt/luxor-colossi-of-memnon.htm
Search: colossi of memnon
4. Crossing of the Red Sea
This is the beach where the Israelites began their journey across the Red Sea on dry land. Read about it in Exodus 14.
More Info: http://www.wyattmuseum.com/red-sea-crossing.htm
Search: wasit egypt
5. Valley of the Kings
Great view of these ancient structures. Zoom in and look for this landmark near Al ‘Asasif.
More Info: http://www.touregypt.net/kingtomb.htm
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The famous city on the coast of the Mediterranean. Travel through the city or enjoy the beaches!
More Info: http://www.alexandriaegypt.com/
Search: alexandria egypt
7. Lake Burullus
A birdwatcher’s haven, this protected area looks stunning from above with blue and white crystalline salt flats.
More Info: http://www.samuli-schielke.de/galleries/buhaira00.htm
Search: lake burullus egypt
Look for lots of temple ruins here, as well as the Aswan High Dam.
More Info: http://wikitravel.org/en/Aswan
9. El Faiyum
The city with the best view, and an oasis at that! Zoom out to explore the lake or zoom in to experience a little bit of the life of Egypt and admire the beautiful tiled pavilions.
More Info: http://egyptsites.wordpress.com/2009/02/15/introduction-to-el-faiyum/
Search: el faiyum egypt
10. Al Wadi Al Jadid
Amazing zoom on this one, the expanse of dunes, desert, and sand, sand, sand. A great way to see firsthand the intricate designs the storms and winds have etched into the earth.
More Info: http://www.flickr.com/places/Egypt/Al+Wadi+al+Jadid
Search: egypt (look for Al Wadi Al Jadid right below the word Egypt)