Nearly one century ago, Tutankhamun's treasure was discovered by Howard Carter in Egypt. It was the most amazing archaeological discovery all time. As we're approaching the centenial, we propose many videos about this famous pharaoh.
During the Egyptian New Kingdom era, Luxor was Egypt's capital and its name was Thebes. We consider Luxor as a great outside museum. Adventure travelers will lear more about Ancient Egypt rich and glorious history. As the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Waset, known to the Greeks as Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the "world's greatest open-air museum", as the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs of the west bank Necropolis, which includes the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens.
The pyramids of the complex have historically been common as emblems of Ancient Egypt. It were popularised in Hellenistic times, when the Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is by far the oldest of the ancient Wonders and the only one still in existence. For any adventure travel in Egypt, the Pyramids at Giza worth a visit.
For any adventure travelers willing to discover Morocco's cultural heritage, they should go to Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat. These four cities symbolize the core of Morocco's history and cultural heritage. Fez, Marrakesh and Meknes were former capitals of Morocco, Rabat is the actual one. Furthermore, Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat share a common bond as they each contain the cultural and architectural treasures of a their fascinating respective era and glorious past. From the 9th century to ours, adventure travelers will get a vision of Morocco's cultural and historical heritage. They'll also see Moroccans' pride about their glorious history, because their kingdom were founded 12 centuries ago and their way of life and cuisine has fascinated many foreigners since. These imperial cities are also vibrant through the souks in the medinas.
Kairouan is the only great Tunisian city whose history is more recent than antiquity. In 671 A.D. a camp known as a "Kairouan" settled on what is the city's urban area of today and despite the heat and scarcity of water this location had great strategic value. Kairouan is one of the four most important cities in Islam and since it was first established during the 7th century, the city's life has been continuously determined by religious faith.