The Surprise of Egypt

Safari in Egypt, the White Desert. Notice the jeep?

"The stars that could be seen were uncountable….so numerous and bright that they more than made up for the lack of a moon as our jeep bounced through and around and over sand dunes of various sizes.  Our driver claimed he could see better without headlights.  As the mushroom-shaped chalk monuments the White Desert is famous for became obvious in the distance, I gave up my fear of accidental cliff diving and surrendered to the thrill of whipping wind....."

The full post can be read at my InTheKnowTraveler page under the title "An Expat in Egypt"