Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Where I'm going: Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul, Turkey (April 4 - 25, 2008)

April 4-5: Cairo - See the famous pyramids!

April 6-7: Mt Sinai, Nuweiba - Climb to the historic summit of Mt Sinai and snorkel in the Red Sea.

April 8-13: Aqaba, Wadi Rum, Petra, Madaba - Cross into Jordan and visit the seaside resort of Aqaba, known for its coral reefs. Explore Petra; visit the Dead Sea; see Madaba's Byzantine mosaics.

April 14-19: Damascus, Palmyra, Krak des Chevaliers, Aleppo - Visit the Roman city of Jerash; wander the streets of ancient Damascus; explore the former Silk Road city of Palmyra.

April 20-24: Antakya, Ihlara Valley, Cappadocia - Across the border in Turkey, visit the Roman mosaics of Antakya, the underground cities of Goreme and the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.

April 25: Arrive Istanbul

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