A loong cycling journey from Brooklyn to Jorusalom, where the O’s are bicycle wheels, continued into Egypt, 1st to the climate conference COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, on to the pyramids in Giza, Abusir and Saqqara and then up the Nile soourcewards.

  • Boats to take tourists to Philae and electricity pylons to transport what is generated at the Aswan Dam.

  • A lot of morning traffic to the island Philae

  • Going to Philae Champollion decries that it is all modern (Greek and Roman) stuff.

  • Everything is always an adventure. Today i took a boat to move just a little more South, close to Philae. I expected to be brought to the East bank of the Nile. Instead was dropped on the West bank in the Nubian village. From there i cycled. Receiving many smiles, playing music with an Egyptian…

  • In the school on Elephantine island The monument for Aga Kahn III before sunset yesterday

  • The kingfisher, or ‘stealer of fish’ in Arabic. And my futile attempts to catch them on film poising in the air and then diving for a catch.

  • Ramadan begins . . Talk about not eating…

  • We have reached Aswan!

  • Excerpts from a journey up the Nile, on felucca

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A loong cycling journey, from the original BrOOklyn to far away JOrusalOm. Where capital O’s are wheels. Started 26 July 2021; numbers are number of days en rOute; now onward to COP27, and further in Egypt