Desert Sands, Sinai
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Desert Sands, Sinai

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The desert of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt is extremely diverse, from huge areas covered by fine sand to mountains, high plateaus with bare rocks and colorful sandstone and granite formations.

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A: Sandy Desert - Wide Open Spaces, Sinai

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 1.5 km.

The desert between Nuweiba and St. Katherine is stunningly beautiful and very diverse from sand to mo...

Sandy Desert - Wide Open Spaces, Sinai

B: The Sinai Desert, Egypt

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 1.9 km.

View from the top into one of the vast valleys in the Sinai Desert. The only road eventually leads th...

The Sinai Desert, Egypt

C: Valley View in Sinai Desert

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 1.9 km.

Wide open spaces in the beautiful Sinai desert. The very few Bedouins living here are always happy to...

Valley View in Sinai Desert

D: Desert Lake, Sinai

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 11.9 km.

This little lake of water was formed after the enormous rain storm that hit the Red Sea coast on the ...

Desert Lake, Sinai

E: Ras Abu Galoum

por Jacques de Vos, a 17.1 km.

Ras Abu Galoum visible just around the corner after a 85 minute, 5 kilomter walk through the desert n...

Ras Abu Galoum

F: Beach in Nuweiba

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 26.1 km.

View from the beach in Nuweiba on a beautiful winter's day with the coast of Saudia Arabia clearly vi...

Beach in Nuweiba

G: Helnan Nuweiba Swimming Pool

por Mohamed Attef, a 27.8 km.

Helnan Nuweiba Swimming Pool

H: Colored Canyon Wadi

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 33.1 km.

In the spring the sky in the Sinai Desert is incredibly clear with sometimes dramatic cloud formation...

Colored Canyon Wadi

I: Colored Canyon - The Final Ascent

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 33.4 km.

After leaving the Colored Canyon behind the trail leads first through a sandy valley and then up the ...

Colored Canyon - The Final Ascent

J: Secret Canyon - Passage 2

por Tina Gauer & Oli Burle -, a 33.5 km.

A narrow passage in one of the magnificent sandstone canyons on the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. The can...

Secret Canyon - Passage 2

Este panorama fue tomado en Egypt

Esta es una vista general de Egypt

Egypt ; Arabic: مصر‎, Miṣr or Máṣr) is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Western Asia. Covering an area of about 1,010,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi), Egypt borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. The great majority of its estimated 82 million live near the banks of the Nile River, in an area of about 40,000 square kilometers (15,000 sq mi), where the only arable agricultural land is found. The large areas of the Sahara Desert are sparsely inhabited. About half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with the majority spread across the densely-populated centres of greater Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities in the Nile Delta.

Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramid complex and its Great Sphinx. The southern city of Luxor contains numerous ancient artifacts, such as the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Egypt is widely regarded as an important political and cultural nation of the Middle East.

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