It's hard to believe that I am in my twelfth season of living and working in Luxor for six months of the year. And in May of 2015 this blog turned eight! I can only hope that I will have the good fortune to return to Egypt for many years to come.
Friday, November 06, 2015
First Balloon Fly-Over of the Season!
I heard that easily identifiable sound early this morning. And it was an astonishing hot air balloon fly-over! Six balloons encircled Chicago House at various distances. What fun! And good news for Luxor tourism too!
A native Californian (yes, they do exist!) who has landed a dream retirement job as Librarian for the library at Chicago House (The Epigraphic Survey of The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago) in Luxor, Egypt...