Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
Egypt embraces one of the oldest cultures in the world with a recorded
history spanning more than five thousand years.
Cairo, Egypt's capital, emerges as the most modern city in the Middle East,
yet mirrors an ancient past rich in oriental mystery found throughout its
bazaars, museums, and antiquities.
Tour Coptic Cairo where legend tells of the Holy Family's flight from Herod;
learn about Islam at the Citadel; explore Giza, home of the Great Pyramid
and the Sphinx.
Travel to the Mediterranean port of Alexandria where Cleoparta reigned as
Queen of Egypt. Journey to the Sinai Peninsula, a land once known to Moses,
today a top dive destination. In Luxor descend into the tomb of the
celebrated boy king, Tutankhamun.
Cruise the River Nile to pharaonic temples and the tranquil town of Aswan;
then fly to the Sudan border to Abu Simbel where Ramses the Great
constructed his colossal temples.
Come to Egypt and discover why many civilizations have fought to call this
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