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The Citadels of Sinai Granite – Gallery

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The Citadels of Sinai Granite – Gallery

Photos by Alexander Orlov — web.mac.com/aorlov – The Sinai “half island” closely connects Africa with the Middle East. This half island is wedged between the Gulf of Suez to the west and the Gulf of Aqaba to the east. The charming landscape of this “half island” is truly the most beautiful place of Egypt. A desert plateau makes up the north, while the mountains of the south are built from the crystal rock and painted the whole spectrum of colours. Located here is the Silk Road, where merchants transferred their goods from the Far East to Egypt and farther. READ MORE