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First And Last Trip Photos: Egypt

May 27th, 2007 · 5 Comments

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I love when someone’s trip photos really capture the essence of a place and give a story about that particular person’s journey. However, I’ve noticed that usually the first picture I shoot is pretty random (and lame!). It’s just something to get me started and get me used to my camera again. Rarely is it anything I’d share.

The interesting thing about a last shot is that you don’t know it’s going to be the last shot when you take it. Whether you end up taking it in the airport on your way back or three days before your trip actually ends, you probably think there will be something else photo-worthy before you get home. But then you’re back home and there it is. The last shot. When you look through your trip photo folder it will always signify the end.

Here are mine from my trip to Egypt:

First: Behold, the beautiful carnation decorating our room at the Movenpick Resort Cairo-Pyramids!

Last: A funky menu at Abdou’s restaurant in Siwa Town.

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So, what are your most recent first and last trip photos? Send me a link and I’ll feature you in a future post.

Tags: Egypt · Photography · Travel Insights

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  • 5 responses so far ↓

    • 1 curryegg // May 29, 2007 at 9:49 am

      Hello betty. Well, my last trip was in China as you know.. Will inform you with I get the chance to travel again.

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    • 2 kevin // May 29, 2007 at 10:56 am

      Wow, Egypt… The most exotic desert like place I have been was Bakersfield, you win.

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    • 3 Travel Betty // May 30, 2007 at 3:31 pm

      Please do, curryegg. I’d love to read more about your adventures.

      Bakersfield?! I don’t know, Kevin. Could be a toss-up.

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    • 4 Rebecca // Dec 2, 2008 at 3:47 pm

      Thank you. my daughter and I are going to Egypt for 12 days in April on a tour. i feel better about the safety issue now

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    • 5 Ghorab // Mar 13, 2010 at 11:47 pm

      EGYPT is a great country, amazing civilization and very kind nation.

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