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About deafdave

DeafDave is a Deaf person who uses Auslan (Australian Sign Language). He is from Australia.

A trip to Central Japan – September 2019

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Off Road Rush – Sydney

My parents, Barry and Jan Parker bought me a gift voucher for a ride 10 laps in a Subaru WRX and a two lap ride in a V8 Race Buggy. It was a fantastic morning on the day 0f 24th … Continue reading

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More about the Egyptian Gods

To the ancient Egyptians, Nut (Nuit) was the sky (originally she was a goddess of just the sky at day, where the clouds formed) and the heavens personified. The goddess Nut protected the earth, which she and Geb encompassed, against … Continue reading

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Important gods of Ancient Egypt

10 worshipped ancient gods of Egyptian Civilization are as follows; AMUN-Ra “The Hidden One” … MUT “The Mother Goddess” … OSIRIS “The King of Living” … ANUBIS “The Divine Embalmer” … RA “The God of Sun & Radiance” … HORUS “God of Vengeance” … THOTH “God of … Continue reading

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Day 11 of Egypt Trip: Giza pyramids. Last day in Egypt!

Last day in Cairo – Egypt before we caught the plane home. So we decided to revisit the Giza Pyramids. The best decision. A bit of more information about the Giza Pyramids. The three Giza Egyptian pyramids are known as Khufu, Khafre and … Continue reading

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Day 10/11 of Egypt Trip: Back at Mercure Le Spinx hotel

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Day 10 of Egypt Trip: Azur hotel

We stayed at Mediterranean Azur Hotel for one night. We were impressed with the decor and the size of our room. Our room occupied a sea front location in the middle of Alexandria. The Azur Hotel features a private beach. … Continue reading

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Day 10 of Egypt Trip: Alexandria

We caught the bus from Cairo to Alexandria. We stayed overnight. Alexandria was an important city of the ancient world. For more than two thousand years, it was the largest city in Egypt and was its capital for almost half of that time. … Continue reading

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Day 9 of Egypt Trip: Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque

The mosque was commissioned by Ahmad ibn Tulun, the Turkic Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884. The mosque’s original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as 878/879AD. It is the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest … Continue reading

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Day 9 of Egypt Trip: Khan Elkhalili Bazaar

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