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Tripopedia Contributions by Richard L.


A Sacred Island

Philae is an island in Egypt, and was one of the most sacred sites in the ancient world. Pilgrims went to the island from different parts of the world to worship goddess Isis. The man-made Lake Nasser covered the original...

A Guide to an Algiers Vacation

There are many interesting things in the Algerian city of Algiers. Both the old and new sections have their own special attractions. The old section is known as Casbah. You will feel as if you have traveled back in time a...

Where to Eat in Kawm ad Dahab

To enjoy your tour of Kawm ad Dahab, you need to know the ideal places to dine. The following are some of the places where you can enjoy great meals, depending on your preferences. Buddha Restaurant & Café If you woul...

Have You Ever Heard of Buildings of Salt?

Siwa is a historical city in Egypt that has a rich heritage. There are many special sites in and around the city that will give you the opportunity to enjoy modern amenities while you take a great step back in time. The follo...

Bahir Dar Tour Guide

Bahir Dar is the third-largest city in Ethiopia and the capital of the Amhara people, who form the second-largest community in the country. You can get to the city either by plane or bus. Within the city itself, there are...

Experience the Rich Diversity of Chobe National Park

Botswana’s Chobe National Park is the second-largest national park in the country, covering an area of 10,566 square kilometers. The park was established through the Government proclamation no. 22 of 1961, when the country wa...

A Town of Rock-Hewn Churches

Lalibela is an Ethiopian town that is not only among the most holy sites in the country but also in the whole world. There are eleven churches here, all of which have been entirely carved out of rock. Each of the churches was...

Asmara: Why It Stands Apart

Asmara is the capital of Eritrea, a city that was established more than 700 years ago. There were four clans living around the area who used to be attacked by bandits. They were the Gheza Asmae, Gheza Serenser, Gheza Shelele ...

Explore the Temple of Karnak

While some people say that there is little to see in Al Karnak, the fact is, there is one site that will give you a rich experience that you do not want to miss. Although there are several other attractions here, the Temple o...

The Valley of 1,000 Hills and More

Durban is the largest port city in South Africa, which has a special lively atmosphere that you will not experience in the other cities in the country. This is one place where you will experience a multiplicity of cultures th...