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  1. Africa Geography, Egypt

  2. Sahara Desert

  3. Sunrise on the SaharaThe Sahara is about the same size as the United States

  4. Dust Devil on the Sahara

  5. Drakensburg Range

  6. Not Mountains, Escarpments

  7. Tugela Falls At a total height of over 3,000 feet, it is the 2nd tallest in the world.

  8. Mount Kilimanjaro

  9. The Drakensburg Range is home to many pieces of cave art. Painted by native tribes, some of these pieces are over 3,000 years old.

  10. Great Rift Valley

  11. Hot Springs

  12. The White Nile

  13. The Blue Nile (flood season)

  14. Animals of North Africa

  15. Nile Crocodile

  16. The Egyptian Cobra

  17. What happens to a person who receives a bite from an Egyptian cobra?

  18. Day 2 Day 1

  19. Day 4 Day 3

  20. Day 5 Day 6

  21. And Finally…

  22. The Lovable Ostrich

  23. Wildebeest

  24. The Hippopotamus Hippopotamus means “WATER HORSE.”

  25. Although it appears to be slow and complacent, the hippopotamus is actually quite aggressive and dangerous. Its yawn is actually a threat gesture meant to frighten enemies away from their large, sharp teeth, from which George Washington’s dentures were made.

  26. Dromedary Camels

  27. The Remains of Ancient Egypt

  28. The Pyramid of Khufu

  29. The Sphinx, and the Khufu Pyramid

  30. In between the paws of the Sphinx is a stela, now called the "Dream Stela", which is inscribed with a story. The 18th Dynasty story tells of the time that Thutmosis IV fell asleep under the Sphinx which was covered to the neck in sand. Thutmosis had a dream that the Sphinx spoke to him and promised that if he would free the Sphinx from the sand, Thutmosis would be destined to become king of Egypt.

  31. The Great Sphinx